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Licensing Demystified
Curious about how electronic collections are built and managed? In this one-hour webinar, members of the OCUL Information Resources Committee take you behind the mysterious curtain and into the world of content licensing. You will learn what a license is, why we have to license, how we do it, the impact licensing has on library collections and their use, and current challenges. If you’ve ever wondered about how this major activity is carried out, and what are the key elements, dynamics, and challenges, this presentation is for you!

Samuel Cassady, Western University; Jackie Cato, OCUL; Ian Gibson, Brock University

Who should attend
This webinar is open to anyone in an academic library environment who is curious about licensing. Licensing Demystified is for people who aren’t currently involved in collection development and content strategy but are curious about how our electronic collections are built and managed.

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About OCUL
The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is a consortium of Ontario’s 21 university libraries. Our strength lies in our commitment to work together to maximize our collective expertise and resources. We enhance information services in Ontario and beyond through collective purchasing and shared digital information infrastructure, collaborative planning, advocacy, assessment, research, partnerships, communications and professional development.

Mar 1, 2019 11:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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