By Catherine A. Lemmer,Carla P. Wale
Reflecting the shift from possession to entry, libraries are more and more offering entry to rights-protected electronic content material. Libraries try to supply entry to rights-protected content material in a fashion that protects either the content material writer and the privateness of the person. 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 even as maintaining the privateness of the person.
Designed to deal with the sensible operational and making plans concerns with regards to DRM, this consultant explores the serious matters and demanding situations confronted by way of librarians. After studying it, librarians will higher understand:
- the electronic content material rights safeguard scheme;
- the numerous DRM applied sciences and the way they're used;
- how to take advantage of authentication and authorization criteria, techniques, and applied sciences; and,
- the privateness and safeguard concerns with regards to DRM.
Edited by way of librarians who additionally carry legislation levels, it is a most sensible practices consultant for front-line librarians on the right way to most sensible reply to the effect of DRM schemes on assortment improvement, staffing, finances, provider, and different library concerns.
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Digital Rights Management: The Librarian's Guide (Medical Library Association Books Series) by Catherine A. Lemmer,Carla P. Wale