Last places-EBLIDA licensing workshop 12 April 2002


Subject: Last places-EBLIDA licensing workshop 12 April 2002
From: Eblida (eblida@nblc.nl)
Date: ma 25 maalis 2002 - 12:42:45 EET


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***Last places available on EBLIDA licensing workshop, The Hague, 12
April 2002***

There's more than negotiating the price when it comes to licenses for
electronic material.
Do the conditions of access and use in the license correspond to your
needs?
What happens to your license agreement if the publisher is taken over by
another company?
What is your liability if the conditions of use are abused by a library
user?
In the case of a dispute with the publisher, in which country do you go
to court?
This one-day workshop will guide you through the issues and will provide
strategies on how
to negotiate effectively with publishers.
Topics will include:
-a clause-by-clause analysis of existing license agreements;
-the nature of the contract process and how it relates to copyright
law;
-the importance of having a licensing checklist;
-tips for negotiating strategies.
The workshop is intended for librarians and other staff engaged in
reviewing and negotiating licenses for electronic resources with
information providers on behalf of the library, the institution as a
whole or a consortium. The tutor is Emanuella Giavarra, an experienced
European copyright and contract lawyer, who specialises in licenses for
electronic material.
For more information and an online registration form, go to:
http://www.eblida.org/conferences/licensing/licensing.htm
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Here's what delegates said about the last licensing workshop:
"Compliments for this excellent, well prepared and well presented
course and documentation, which enabled us to learn about
important issues in a short time". HW, European Parliament.
 
"My overall summary of the workshop is that it was very informative
and stimulating, and pertinent to the everyday problems faced by
information professionals needing to take out licenses for access
to electronic information. It was well organised and presented and I
would recommend anyone faced with working in this area to attend
the next workshop". MK, Intellectual Property & Legislation
Officer, The University of Birmingham, UK.
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