Chapter 2

A Day in the Life

Abstract

In this chapter, the results of an e-mail questionnaire distributed to copyright specialists around the world in early 2015 are discussed. The experiences of library professionals working in the area of copyright, as well as some of the challenges they face, are described. The aim of this chapter is to provide a descriptive look at copyright librarianship by those currently working in the field.

Keywords

Copying; Copyright; Creative Commons; Fair use; Law degree; Library and information science (LIS) education; LinkedIn; Open educational resources (OERs); Qualitative; Questionnaire

2.1. Introduction

Whether the job title and position description includes librarian, advisor, clearance officer, specialist, manager, ...

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