Free Content Copyright and licensing – the changing scene

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A rapid survey of the key current issues and changes in the copyright and licensing environment. Briefly discusses the reasons why there is so much change, and in particular the changing attitudes of both authors and customers towards publishers. Surveys the new contractual problems confronting publishers; the requirements for doing business electronically in future; major legal changes; and developments in licensing. Concludes by considering how publishers can influence what happens.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1087/09531519850146373

Publication date: July 1, 1998

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    North American Editor: Diane Scott-Lichter
    Reviews Editor: Pippa Smart

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