Copyright and intellectual property
issues present new challenges to authors, publishers, artists, librarians and others involved with the creation to consumption media and information production chain. The University Library Committee has reviewed and recommends several publications that explore various aspects of these important issues:
- “Who Owns John Sutherland?” by John Sutherland London
Review of Books Vol 21, No 1, 7 January 1999. (Full Text) Freelance writer and journalist, John Sutherland, discusses copyright and what he considers as thievery of his profits by journal publishers, who republish his writings in electronic formats without his permission, and don’t give him an additional monetary compensation.
- Kansas Board of Regents Statement on Intellectual
Property 11/19/98 (Full
Text) Section 3 (c) sets forth a policy for a limited license of
copyright for electronic manuscripts, based on the determination of the Board and the creation of an electronic archive by national governmental or non-profit groups.
- ARL statements on copyrights and intellectual property,
co-sponsored by University of Maryland University College (Full Text)
- IEEE Copyright & Trademark Policies/ Guidelines
- “Moving With Dispatch To Resolve The Scholarly Communication
Crisis: From Here To NEAR” by David Shulenburger, Provost, University
of Kansas, from ARL Symposium, October, 1998 (Full
- “Intellectual Property: Who Should Own Scientific
Papers?” by Steven Bachrach, R. Stephen Berry, Martin Blume, et. al.
- “Copyright & Fair Use” by Stanford University
Libraries (Full Text)
- “A Provost Challenges His Faculty to Keep Copyright
on Journal Articles” Lisa Guernsey (Full Text)
- “Confronting the Challenges of the Digital Era,”
proceedings of the 133rd meeting, ARL, October 1998 (Full Text)