Google Aap Settlement


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The settlement between the AAP and Google, with an emphasis on the effect on libraries.

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  • October 2005
  • Between Google, and AG+AAP; libraries are not included. October 2008 134 p + 13 appendices Needs court approval Members of the class and other interested parties can comment. Comment period WAS up to May 5. Has been extended four months.
  • librarians from participating libraries in negotiations -- NDA
  • What about copyright office? What about Copyright Clearance Center? G digitizing the files of the Copyright office
  • Justice department
  • Research Corpus
  • $$ not known
  • probably will be advertising-based, as it is today will include links to purchase, either electronic or hard copy; eventually may include POD
  • NOTE: libraries cannot purchase books
  • Because court doesn’t have jurisdiction over future Because of Berne convention
  • “remove books for editorial reasons”
  • Google Aap Settlement

    1. 1. Google/AG/AAP settlement Karen Coyle [email_address]
    2. 3. Google Book Search <ul><li>Harvard, Michigan, Stanford, NYPL, Oxford </li></ul><ul><li>UC, CIC </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign libraries </li></ul>
    3. 4. Fair use ©
    4. 5. What the libraries got <ul><li>Copy of digitized book </li></ul><ul><li>OCR text </li></ul><ul><li>To use according to copyright law </li></ul>
    5. 8. What the settlement covers <ul><li>Represents rights holders </li></ul><ul><li>Specifically targets out-of-print but in-copyright books </li></ul><ul><li>Defines some library services </li></ul>
    6. 9. What the settlement creates <ul><li>Books rights registry (BRR) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rights holders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Determines payment levels & makes payments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-profit, self-sustaining </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will be created initially with Google funding </li></ul></ul>
    7. 10. What Google gets <ul><li>No liability for making copies of out-of-print works </li></ul><ul><li>Can provide services around digitized works </li></ul><ul><li>Can use advertising model as well as licenses </li></ul><ul><li>Gets 37% of revenue; 63% to registry for dispersal </li></ul><ul><li>NO COMPETITION!! </li></ul>
    8. 11. Participating libraries…. <ul><li>Some get copy of digital file </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cannot use EXCEPT for computational research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specifically: no ILL, no e-reserves, no reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can: provide services to visually handicapped </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can: use to create replacement copies (§108) </li></ul></ul>
    9. 12. Libraries <ul><li>Can subscribe to Google service(s) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OP: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>read whole book </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>print part or all </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>copy & paste </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>integrate with course management </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>create and share annotations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IP: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>whatever G has agreed with publisher </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PD: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>no restrictions </li></ul></ul></ul>
    10. 13. Public institutions <ul><li>Free access to “public service” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>does not include all features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>printing for a fee </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>based on FTE </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Search and full view </li></ul>
    11. 14. Public libraries <ul><li>Free access to “public service” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>one “access terminal” per building </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>no remote access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>possible per-page royalty for printing </li></ul></ul>
    12. 15. Public <ul><li>Online search </li></ul><ul><li>Display of up to 20% of OP book </li></ul><ul><li>No print or copy/paste </li></ul>
    13. 16. Individuals <ul><li>Can “purchase” books </li></ul><ul><ul><li>kept online; no download </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>full read and print </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>annotate, and share annotations with other owners </li></ul></ul>
    14. 17. Oddities <ul><li>Only books published before January, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Includes foreign books found in US </li></ul>
    15. 18. Impact <ul><li>Google gets monopoly over digitization of OP works </li></ul><ul><li>Does not establish fair use for digitizing for search </li></ul><ul><li>May affect copyright law </li></ul>
    16. 19. Concerns (esp. for libraries) <ul><li>Price/monopoly </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Neutrality/censorship </li></ul><ul><li>Equal access for all </li></ul>
    17. 20. 2-page summary from ALA
    18. 21. 26-page summary from ARL
    19. 22. Resources <ul><li>ALA: </li></ul><ul><li> “googlebooks” </li></ul><ul><li>Grimmelmann: </li></ul>
    20. 23. Questions?