[Irtalk] Intellectual Property: Librarians Concerned Digital Content Licences Overriding Exceptions, Limitations | LJ INFOdocket

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Sun Jul 6 08:08:19 SAST 2014

“We are moving from owning physical content to licensing digital ones,”
said Simonetta Vezzoso, copyright consultant at the Associazione Italiana
Biblioteche (Italy). This is an ongoing and increasingly important
transition, she said.

*Libraries are spending billions of dollars each year on licensed digital
content, but amounts spent on content differ dramatically, *said Ellen
Broad, manager of digital projects at IFLA. There is little transparency in
costs across suppliers, Vezzoso added.

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