Digital Archiving Resources

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At its inception, U.S. copyright law was intended to be a limited federal grant for the public good that promoted creative expression while balancing the First Amendment’s freedom of speech. Changes in the copyright law since 1976, compounded by…

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Andrew Charlesworth, senior research fellow in IT at the University of Bristol, reports on copyright permissions and legislation affecting the archiving of Internet sources in the UK, Europe, Australia, and the United States. In this report,…

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In this chapter, Duncan and Ekmekcioglu present a range of responses by digital libraries and repositories to their institutions and users. Most institutions blend features of three models: massive repositories, which provide wide access but limit…

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John P. Wilkin, executive director of HathiTrust and associate research librarian for the University of Michigan, provides an in-depth report on the current percentages of published works that are at various stages of public domain and in-copyright.…

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Scholarly communications librarian Denise Troll Covey elaborates the difficulties and challenges of digitizing and providing access to books. Reporting on three separate studies sponsored wholly or in part by the Carnegie Mellon University Libraries,…

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The project's goal was to research how and whether licensed access to digital content and copyright legislation affected the capability of libraries to offer long-term availability to that specific content, and to advise possible answers for any…

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The three authors of this article discuss three different repositories which house confidential, legally protected content and describe measures each institution takes to balance the archival values of preserving and providing access to its holdings…

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On his radio show, Kojo Knamdi interviews three people involved in the Digital Public Library of America, a project that focuses on digitizing information from libraries, museums, and archives from around the nation and making them available online.…

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Lessig presents a variety of music videos which have been copied and parodied by ordinary people and uploaded to YouTube. One of the parodies features a baby dancing to music protected by copyright, which ultimately led to the publisher’s cease and…
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