Thursday, April 28, 2005

Call for Papers (Copyright)

The Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery, and E-reserves is seeking articles for a special Copyright issue. Topics should focus on how copyright laws and regulations affect the delivery of services for
interlibrary loan, document delivery or e-reserves. Subjects might include but are not limited to following:

Paying for copyright permission: when do you decide to pay, do you use the CCC or contact the owner directly, tips on saving money etc.

Multi-media and copyright: the problems of getting permission to use audio and visual materials.

Self service for instructors: what are the special concerns if you allow instructors to post material themselves?

Licenses for full text databases: how license agreements can affect your ability to use online databases as a source electronic reserve material.

Where does Fair Use end: how much can you put on line before you violate Fair Use.

Other topics will be welcome.

Please submit a brief description of your topic, (no more than a hundred words please), to me at before May 25 2005. Final submissions need to be at least five pages in length but no more then fifty, double spaced. Papers are welcome. For more instructions please got to and find the Instructions for authors.

Henry V. Carter
Reserves Dept.
Sterling C. Evans Library
Texas A&M University
College Station TX 77845-5000