Libraries in a Digital and Aggressively Copyrighted World: Retaining Patron Access Through Changing Technologies

Academic Article


  • This essay asks the reader to consider the effects that copyright laws and policies, when filtered through the digital prism and bundled with restrictive contract terms, will have on library patrons. It further implores the reader to consider the broad benefits to library patrons of a statutorily guaranteed right to library use of copyrighted materials in any form.
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    Publication Date

  • 2001
  • Published In


  • Copyright
  • digital information
  • distribution of information
  • fair use
  • libraries
  • Start Page

  • 821
  • End Page

  • 832
  • Volume

  • 62