Presentation on theme: "E-Reserves & Copyright in Canada Joan Dalton Head, Access Services Leddy Library / University of Windsor."— Presentation transcript:
E-Reserves & Copyright in Canada Joan Dalton Head, Access Services Leddy Library / University of Windsor
Presentation Outline E-reserves in Canada: Survey update; E-reserves at Windsor: Pilot & beyond; Fair Dealing and Library Exceptions; Making the Case for Fair Dealing; Copyright Reform: Where are we now?
E-Reserves in Canada: National Survey Update 2004 Survey: 36 academic libraries, 28 responses 2005 Survey: 117 academic libraries, 36 responses; Combined: 64 responses, 17 institutions overlap Unique survey responses from 47 Canadian academic libraries
E-Reserves in Canada: National Survey Update 34 (73%)do have E-Reserves 13 (27%) don't have E-Reserves System of delivery? 11 (32%)Innovative Interface 8 (24%) Endeavor Voyager 6 (18%)Sirsi 4 (12%)Docutek
E-Reserves in Canada: National Survey Update Types of materials? –76% e-journal articles linked from databases –68% freely available web-pages –50% class notes, exams, syllabi, prof's notes –18% photographs –9% video / audio
E-Reserves at Windsor: Pilot & Beyond General Statistics: Six semesters [Fall Winter 2005] 49 courses total 681 unique readings –457 (67%) no permissions needed (e-articles, web pages, class notes, etc.) –224 (33%) scanned with permission
E-Reserves at Windsor: Pilot & Beyond Readings scanned from Print: 269 permissions sought –33 (12%) no response –13 (5%)denied –2 (0.7%)rejected by requestor –157 granted with a fee –67 granted gratis 224
E-Reserves at Windsor: Pilot & Beyond Readings scanned from Print: 224 permissions obtained 157 (70%) granted with a fee 67 (30%) granted gratis 157 permissions with fees attached Highest$628 Lowest$14 Median$141
E-Reserves at Windsor: Pilot & Beyond Permissions costs: $ 17,007 over six semesters $ 2,835 per semester on average Typical calculation of fees: –per page fee x no. pages x no. students = fee [Eg: 0.13¢/pg x 27pgs. x 50 students = $175.50]
Narrow reading: supports an author/creator centered interpretation of copyright that views fair dealing as an exception Rights holders, copyright collectives, publishers Broad reading: supports a balanced, dual-purpose interpretation of copyright that recognizes the integral role of fair dealing in balancing the rights of author/creators Educators, librarians, public policy advocates, and increasingly … creators
Making the Case for Fair Dealing Copying for Course Reserves, regardless of format, will be limited to purposes of research or private study, as provided for under the Fair Dealing Exception, s. 29 of the Copyright Act, and as unanimously interpreted by the Supreme Court of Canada in CCH v. The Law Society of Upper Canada, (2004) SCC 13, March Draft Course Reserves Policy at Leddy Library
Copyright Reform: where are we now? Conservatives on Copyright The Conservative Party believes that the objectives of copyright legislation should be: a)to create opportunities for Canadian creators to enjoy the fruits of their labour to the greatest extent possible; b)to ensure that the rights of Canadian creators are adequately protected by law;
Copyright Reform: where are we now? Conservatives on Copyright c)that these rights are balanced with the opportunity for the public to use copyrighted works for teaching, researching and lifelong learning."
Copyright Reform: where are we now? Conservatives on Copyright "The Conservative party believes that reasonable access to copyright works is a critical necessity for learning and teaching for Canadian students and teachers, and that the access to copyrighted materials enriches life long learning and is an essential component of an innovative economy"
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