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ERIC Number: EJ786563
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Oct-1
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0363-0277
Down with E-Reserves: Confusing, Contentious, and Vital, E-Reserves Fuel Higher Education--And an Ongoing Copyright Battle
Albanese, Andrew Richard
Library Journal, v132 n16 p36-38 Oct 2007
A little over a year ago, press releases from the Association of American Publishers (AAP) and Cornell University touted the release of new "jointly drafted" copyright guidelines to govern what has become a tense subject: the use of electronic course reserves, or e-reserves. Since the mid-1990s, e-reserves have offered libraries and academic institutions the promise of easier, more efficient, and more cost-effective access to and management of their course content. For publishers, however, the practice has come to represent something of a copyright nightmare, tantamount to the creation of illegal "electronic course-packs" in some cases. This article discusses the practical issues of e-reserves concerning their "fair use" in higher education within an ongoing copyright battle.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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