Chicago : Neal-Schuman, An imprint of the American Library Association, 2013.
Book — 1 online resource (xxv, 734 pages).
The information acquisition landscape today
Basic contract law concepts
Contract formation and enforceability
Broader legal and policy issues in licensing
Electronic signatures in Global and National Commerce Act and the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act
Negotiated and nonnegotiated licenses
Shrink-wrap, click-wrap, and browse-wrap licenses
The end user license agreements (websites)
General public licenses, open source agreements, and creative commons agreements
Basic music and media licenses
The Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act
The developing law of implied licenses
The future look of licenses
A basic licensing glossary
Four common library licenses deconstructed
Twenty sample key clauses to look for in content licenses
Look before you license: 126 questions and answers for evaluating licenses.
"Legal expert Lipinski offers a definitive sourcebook for information licensing in libraries, including copyright and contract matters, general contract law concepts, developments in online and information contracting; and the advantages and disadvantages of licensing. Readers will find clear guidance on deciphering the legalese in agreements, advice on negotiating or countering provisions with library-friendly alternatives, and detailed explanations of specific licenses as well as a discussion of issues regarding online and information contracting. Additionally, three special sections provide valuable information in an easy-to-reference format: Deconstructions of four common license agreements: Access Newspaper Archive, BioOne, Nature Academic, and Amazon.com Kindle Answers to 126 questions about specific licensing agreements, plus a glossary, checklist and review tool for evaluating a license agreement 20 key issues in licensing agreements, accompanied by sample clauses. You'll save time, money, and unnecessary stress by putting the law on your side with this all-in-one guide to buying and licensing agreements"--Provided by publisher.