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Section 200AB Flexible Dealing handbook online

In 2008, the Australian Libraries Copyright Committee and the Australian Digital Alliance published a handbook on use of section 200AB, introduced into Australian law through the Copyright Amendment Act 2006 (Cth) with the aim of providing a 'flexible exception to enable copyright material to be used for certain socially beneficial purposes, while remaining consistent with Australia's obligations under international copyright treaties'.

Powerpoint slides for Interlibrary loan and document supply

Powerpoint notes dealing in detail with the requirements and procedures for interlibrary loans and document delivery

Part I: Copyright Essentials for Libraries & Archives (2007)

Powerpoint notes based on Part I of the Copyright Sessions the ALCC ran across Australia in 2007. Aims to provide a basics knowledge of how copyright works, exceptions to rights of copyright owners, and information about infringement of copyright.

Part II: New Copyright for Libraries & Archives (2007)

Powerpoint notes based on Part II of the Copyright Sessions the ALCC ran across Australia in 2007. Provides a rundown of the major changes to copyright law that came into effect in December 2007.

Information for organisations seeking to be prescribed as a 'Key Cultural Institution'

Currently only instututions such as the state and national libraries are able to take advantage of the preservation provisions contained in sections 51B, 110BA and 112AA Copyright Act 1968, introduced at the end of 2006. The Attorney-General's Department released its guidelines on the kinds of factors it will consider when deciding whether to prescribe other libraries or archives as "key cultural institutions". If prescribed, the library or archive can then take advantage of these new preservation provisions.

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