Managing Copyright in the Digital Repository: Beyond "Undue Diligence"

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This talk looks at copyright in the context of a digital repository that acquires, preserves and provides access to born-digital records. It argues that an overly cautious, conservative approach to copyright that evolved with analog records and makes sense there provides an inadequate basis for managing born-digital records. The talk sketches out the elements for an alternative, risk-management approach.
Slides and text of a paper presented at the annual conference of the Association of Canadian Archivists at Victoria, BC in June 2014.
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