Preparing for the Move to eReserve

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eReserve – What is it? In order to keep better track of what digital resources are being used and how often they are being used while satisfying our legal and contractual requirements, the University of Otago has made the decision to move to a software program called eReserve. This program is being administered by the… continue reading »

Finding Images on the Web

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As tempting as it is to use Google Images to search for useful images to add to your powerpoint presentations or online presence, many of those images are copyright protected and may cost money to use legally. As we all want to do the right thing when it comes to copyright, here are a few… continue reading »

A Framework for Analyzing any Copyright Problem

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One of the most difficult issues for educators and librarians, when faced with a copyright problem, is simply knowing where to begin — which parts of the legal rules and doctrines apply to this specific problem. To deal with this uncertainty, we suggest working through the following five questions, in the order they are presented…. continue reading »