BHL and COPYRIGHT

Connie Rinaldo: @coniferr
crinaldo@oeb.harvard.edu

Details: https://bhl.wikispaces.com/Copyright
BHL GOAL
• Unlock the vast array of biodiversity-related
literature in libraries
• Provide open access to this literature
...
What does this mean?

• Material in BHL can be reused & repurposed
• Public Domain: For US pre 1923; WIPO review:
http://w...
Copyright metadata

• Public domain. The BHL considers that this w
ork is no longer under copyright protection
• No known ...
Copyright Statements
Creative Commons NonCommercial

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
Different countries have different laws
for copyright
• BHL cannot advise you or any other party about
interpretation of y...
Local Responsibility
• Local copyright laws must always be followed
Memorandum of Understanding
•

•

“Commit to allow hosting of their library-produced digitized
biodiversity literature by ...
Creative Commons



http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/
Internet Archive
• Work submitted through the Internet Archive
becomes free to download or reuse by anyone
• Appropriate m...
QUESTIONS?

Great and small game of Africa, London :Rowland Ward,
Limited,1899.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/114236
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  • BHL & Copyright

    1. 1. BHL and COPYRIGHT Connie Rinaldo: @coniferr crinaldo@oeb.harvard.edu Details: https://bhl.wikispaces.com/Copyright
    2. 2. BHL GOAL • Unlock the vast array of biodiversity-related literature in libraries • Provide open access to this literature • Expose public domain literature • Negotiate with rights holders • Allow flow to users anywhere
    3. 3. What does this mean? • Material in BHL can be reused & repurposed • Public Domain: For US pre 1923; WIPO review: http://www.wipo.int/copyright/en/general/public _domain.html • Permission from copyright holder • BHL does not hold any copyright
    4. 4. Copyright metadata • Public domain. The BHL considers that this w ork is no longer under copyright protection • No known copyright as determined by scanning institution • In copyright. Digitized with the permission of t he rights holder.
    5. 5. Copyright Statements
    6. 6. Creative Commons NonCommercial http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
    7. 7. Different countries have different laws for copyright • BHL cannot advise you or any other party about interpretation of your country’s copyright laws • Works that may be in the public domain in the United States may not be in the public domain in other countries • Review WIPO for help: http://www.wipo.int • Review http://www.aca2k.org/index.php/The African Copyright & Access to Knowledge Project (ACA2K)
    8. 8. Local Responsibility • Local copyright laws must always be followed
    9. 9. Memorandum of Understanding • • “Commit to allow hosting of their library-produced digitized biodiversity literature by the BHL under open access, viz. either public domain material or Creative Commons license CCBY.” US/UK “subject to Creative Commons CCBY license” Africa
    10. 10. Creative Commons 
 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/
    11. 11. Internet Archive • Work submitted through the Internet Archive becomes free to download or reuse by anyone • Appropriate metadata for copyright is required • Be sure you know the copyright status of a work before you release it
    12. 12. QUESTIONS? Great and small game of Africa, London :Rowland Ward, Limited,1899.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/114236

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