Copyright Policy and Practice in Electronic Reserves among ARL Libraries

David R. Hansen, William M. Cross, Phillip M. Edwards


This paper presents the results of a survey of 110 ARL institutions regarding their copyright policies for providing electronic reserves. It compiles descriptive statistics on library practice as well as coding responses to reveal trends and shared practices. Finally, it presents conclusions about policy making, decision making and risk aversion in ARL institutions.

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Copyright © 2013 David R. Hansen, William M. Cross, and Phillip M. Edwards, Attribution-NonCommercial ( CC BY-NC

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