[Eril-l] ALCTS webinar: Fundamentals of Licensing Electronic Resources

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Wed Aug 1 08:13:14 PDT 2018

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ALCTS webinar: Fundamentals of Licensing Electronic Resources

Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018

All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11 AM Pacific, noon
Mountain, 1 PM Central, and 2 PM Eastern time.

This is the first session in a six-part series.  View the other sessions in
this series <http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/Iicensing>

During this six-part webinar series, attendees will learn the fundamental
structure of contracts, commonly used terms, and how to address
indemnification clauses, constraints on use permissions, problems of legal
jurisdiction, perpetual access rights, and some more recent developments
such as the pursuit of text and data mining rights. Contributors will also
explore some complex legal issues and other aspects of electronic resources
management including how to maintain positive working relationships with
vendors, track important changes in business models and technologies, and
control costs. Above all, attendees should understand how licensing does
not occur in a vacuum, but must be well grounded in a complex chain of
information exchange within and beyond the library, all of which should be
undertaken to support the library’s mission as understood and implemented
by the library administration.


Description: This webinar will cover the fundamentals of electronic
resources licensing, including basic license structure and terms, new
developments in licensing, and helpful tips for new librarians working with
license agreements.

Learning outcomes:

Upon completion of this session, attendees will understand the fundamental
structure of contracts, commonly used terms, and how to address common
licensing issues with content providers.

Who should attend?

Individuals who are new to electronic resources licensing, or are looking
to refresh their knowledge on licensing.


Lori Duggan is the Head of Electronic Resources Acquisitions at Indiana
University Libraries. A lifelong Hoosier, Lori received her Bachelor of
Music Education and her Master of Library Science from Indiana University.
Lori is an active member of NASIG and ALCTS, and her research interests
include emerging trends in electronic resources management and licensing.


Registration Fees:

Registration fees for single webinar:  ALCTS Member $43; Non-member $59;
Group rate $129

Registration fees for webinar series:  ALCTS Member $206; Non-member $283;
Group rate $619
How to Register: Complete the individual webinar online registration form
or the complete series online registration
form. You must log in to register.

For additional information about this webinar, please go to the following


For more information about this series of webinars, please go to the
following website:

All webinars are recorded and the one-time fee includes unlimited access to
the webinar recording. All registered attendees will receive the link to
the recorded session so if you are unable to attend the webinar at the time
it is presented, you will have the opportunity to listen to the recording
at your convenience.

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling
1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration at ala.org. For all other
questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Megan Dougherty,
Program Officer, ALCTS Continuing Education at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5038 or
mdougherty at ala.org.

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.
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