Monday, January 24, 2005

ARL 237: Balancing Stakeholder Interests in Scholarship-Friendly Copyright Practices

ARL 237: Balancing Stakeholder Interests in Scholarship-Friendly Copyright Practices:

except: "The charming town of Zwolle, Netherlands, served as the location for a series of meetings by copyright stakeholders. In this setting, authors, publishers, librarians, and university administrators addressed common interests in copyright management to ensure the widest availability of scholarly information.

The premise for the meetings was the need for universities to rethink their strategic role in the dissemination of academic scholarship. New technologies make the creation and distribution of scholarly work easier. How universities might raise awareness and educate their administrators and faculty about copyright and how to address the allocation of rights among the key stakeholders were the major topics of discussion."