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By Catherine A. Lemmer,Carla P. Wale

ISBN-10: 1442263741

ISBN-13: 9781442263741

ISBN-10: 144226375X

ISBN-13: 9781442263758

In a global of clients that repeatedly click on “I Agree” buttons, librarians could be the lone voice elevating an alert to the privateness, use, and possession matters coming up in reference to the layout and implementation of electronic rights administration (DRM) applied sciences. DRM displays the efforts of copyright vendors to avoid the unlawful distribution of copyrighted fabric – an admirable aim on its face. a standard false impression is that DRM is copyright legislation. it's not. relatively it's a approach to combating copyright infringement; despite the fact that, if unchecked, DRM has the capability to violate privateness, restrict possession rights, and undermine the fragile stability of rights and guidelines proven through our present process of copyright. All 3 of those arenas are serious for either librarians and their users.

Reflecting the shift from possession to entry, libraries are more and more delivering entry to rights-protected electronic content material. Libraries attempt to supply entry to rights-protected content material in a way that protects either the content material author and the privateness of the consumer. DRM includes a number of applied sciences and techniques used by content material proprietors and executives to restrict entry to and using rights-protected content material. Librarians have to comprehend DRM to successfully permit clients to entry and use rights-protected electronic content material whereas whilst holding the privateness of the person.

Designed to handle the sensible operational and making plans concerns on the topic of DRM, this advisor explores the serious concerns and demanding situations confronted through librarians. After interpreting it, librarians will larger understand:

  • the electronic content material rights safety scheme;
  • the a number of DRM applied sciences and the way they're used;
  • how to exploit authentication and authorization criteria, suggestions, and applied sciences; and,
  • the privateness and protection concerns regarding DRM.

Edited via librarians who additionally carry legislations levels, it is a most sensible practices advisor for front-line librarians on tips on how to top reply to the impression of DRM schemes on assortment improvement, staffing, funds, carrier, and different library concerns.

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