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By Linda Frederiksen

Within so much libraries within the usa this present day there's a knowledge expert who has develop into the ‘go-to’ individual for greedy and grappling with copyright questions. whereas now not an legal professional, this librarian has built an understanding and realizing of copyright legislation, laws and perform as they relate to a wide selection of library actions.

This sensible guide presents a large assessment of copyright librarianship. it really is written for info pros whose forte, specialization or task it truly is to notify and teach others in regards to the moral use and most sensible practices surrounding copyrighted fabrics it really is written in regards to the individual with stable analytical abilities and the power to conform and alter in a swiftly altering atmosphere; somebody who can function an middleman among info manufacturers and shoppers; an individual who's acquainted with the legislations and supplying entry to details; anyone who's good located inside of a firm to reply to questions about copyright and supply trustworthy, actual, and suitable solutions, info, suggestions, and information whilst wanted. briefly: a copyright librarian.

  • Thorough and updated examine an rising box of specialization inside libraries

  • Provides an summary of activity possibilities to be had and the way to organize for those jobs

  • Presents various important present knowledge improvement assets and instruments for the recent, potential, and dealing professional

  • Addresses universal misperceptions approximately copyright librarians

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The copyright librarian : a practical handbook

Inside of so much libraries within the usa this day there's a data expert who has develop into the ‘go-to’ individual for greedy and grappling with copyright questions. whereas now not an legal professional, this librarian has built an expertise and knowing of copyright legislations, laws and perform as they relate to a large choice of library actions.

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Change:The Magazine of Higher Learning, 35(6), 28–33. , & Lipinski,T. The copyright librarian: a study of advertising trends for the period 2006–2013. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 41(3), 341–349. Moore, W. E. (1970). The professions: Roles and rules. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. Olaka, M. W. (2013). Problem-solving strategies that Kenyan academic librarians utilize when presented with copyright queries. Library Review, 62(2), 118–133. Owen, V. (2014). The librarian’s role in the interpretation of copyright law: acting in the public interest.

K.? –Copyright specialist, Canada 12. A typical week often involves 2–3 days of traveling to other institutions to discuss research support as a whole, where copyright rears its head. Last Tuesday: (1) Called an organization representing publishers about a list they wanted me to send out to the copyright librarians concerning database licenses and what is permitted under copyright for each database. (2) Called an organization representing the copyright holders of Copyright in Libraries 29 sound/music productions about a presentation they will giving at an upcoming conference.

For these institutions, finding someone to fill the role of copyright librarian is an important first step. Using the job title “copyright librarian” as a starting point, the focus of this chapter is to look at a growing number and range of potential job opportunities available for information professionals with a specialized set of skills. What exactly is a copyright librarian? What roles, responsibilities, and qualifications are required to perform the job? What competencies and attributes should an applicant for these positions demonstrate?

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