ERIC Number: ED071720
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: N/A
Public Lending Right; Report of the Working Party Appointed by the Paymaster General.
Department of Education and Science, London (England).
The task of the working party was to analyze how a scheme for the establishment of a public lending right might be devised in practical terms. It did not consider whether or not such a scheme should be introduced, nor what effect it might have on the finances of the library services or authors concerned. This report: establishes the nature of the right and who might benefit from it, defines the concept of public lending, enumerates the effects of public lending on various types of libraries, lists the types of material affected, describes methods of applying value of works in monetary terms, analyzes arrangements by which the owners of the public lending right might receive the proceeds, enumerates special problems of periodicals and composite works, considers implications for non-book materials, and summarizes the amendments to copyright legislation implicit in the report as a whole. (Author/SJ)
Descriptors: Authors, Copyrights, Foreign Countries, Libraries, Library Circulation, Library Services
Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 49 High Holborn, London WC1V 6HB, England (30 pence)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education and Science, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom