Guest Editorial: Copyright: The Current Issue for Academic Libraries?
Byrne, Alex, Woodberry, Evelyn, Australian Academic & Research Libraries
The enactment and implementation of the Copyright Amendment (Digital Agenda) Act has profoundly affected academic libraries through its introduction of the fight of communication and its harmonisation of legislation across media. In this special issue of AARL, two articles focus on that legislation and its immediate effects. Nick Smith discusses the general experience of libraries during the first year since commencement of the Digital Agenda amendments while Michael Lean and Carolyn Young explore the practical aspects of compliance in an Australian university.
Tom Cochrane takes a broader perspective in his paper on the mechanisms for developing copyright law in Australia and notes that the Digital Agenda amendments will be reviewed very soon. He mentions a …
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Publication information: Article title: Guest Editorial: Copyright: The Current Issue for Academic Libraries?. Contributors: Byrne, Alex - Author, Woodberry, Evelyn - Author. Journal title: Australian Academic & Research Libraries. Volume: 33. Issue: 4 Publication date: December 2002. Page number: 221+. © 2007 Australian Library and Information Association. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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