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Title: CLEAR design: developing an electronic copyright management system for Project ACORN
Authors: Gadd, Elizabeth
Goodman, Richard
Muir, Adrienne
Issue Date: 1998
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited © Elizabeth Gadd
Citation: GADD, E., GOODMAN, R. and MUIR, A., 1998. CLEAR design: developing an electronic copyright management system for Project ACORN. The Electronic Library, 16 (4), pp. 253 - 259
Abstract: Outlines the copyright clearance difficulties faced by librarians in the development of the Electronic Library and states the need for an electronic copyright management system (ECMS) to log the clearance process and to protect electronic documents. Reports the absence of a suitably priced commercially available ECMS for the academic sector and describes the design process for the eLib project ACORN's Rights Management system entitled CLEAR (Copyright Licensed Electronic Access to Readings) based on Microsoft Access. Describes the functionality of the CLEAR database and concludes that it might provide a template for other institutions in the design of subsequent ECMSs.
Description: This article was published in the journal, The Electronic Library and the published version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/eb045648
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1108/eb045648
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/9686
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/eb045648
ISSN: 0264-0473
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