EIFL Handbook on Copyright and Related Issues for Libraries (Arabic)

A practical guide to topical legal questions affecting the information work of libraries in the fast-moving digital environment

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TYPE:
Guide
DATE:
August 2009
DOCUMENT LANGUAGE:
Arabic

The EIFL Handbook on Copyright and Related Issues for Libraries aims to be a practical guide to topical legal questions affecting the information work of libraries in the fast moving digital environment. Each topic is described briefly, the main policy aspects for libraries are outlined, and there are links to library policy statements for further reading.

The topics include the relationship between copyright and contract law: technological protection measures, orphan works, collective rights management, public lending right, the database right, Creative Commons licences, open access, copyright and trade agreements, international and national policy making.

EIFL Handbook on Copyright and Related Issues for Libraries (Arabic)

Complete text with cover (PDF version)
Translation by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina A2K Project, plus adaptation to Egyptian law. 
Preface (PDF version)
Content of Handbook (PDF version)
Foreword (PDF version)
Chapter 01.The Relationship between Copyright and Contract Law: Electronic Resources and Library Consortia (PDF version)
Chapter 02.Technological Protection Measures - the triple lock (PDF version)
Chapter 03.Copyright, the Duration of Protection and the Public Domain (PDF version)
Chapter 04. Orphaned Works (PDF version)
Chapter 05. Collective Rights Management (PDF version)
Chapter 06. Public Lending Right (PDF version)
Chapter 07. The Database Right - Europe's Experiment (PDF version)
Chapter 08. Creative Commons. An Open Content License (PDF version)
Chapter 09. Open Access to Scholarly Communications (PDF version)
Chapter 10. Copyright and Trade Agreements (PDF version)
Chapter 11. International Policy Making: a Development Agenda for WIPO (PDF version)
Chapter 12. National Policy Making: Advocating For Fair Copyright Law (PDF version)

Thanks to Hala Essalmawi, A2K project at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina for the translation.