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Impact of copyright law on mass digitisation


Kariyawasam, K and Adesanya, OO, Impact of copyright law on mass digitisation, New Zealand Business Law Quarterly, 25, (1) pp. 46-68. ISSN 1173-311X (2019) [Refereed Article]

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Digitisation plays a major role in preserving the information artefact. Works held in national archives, galleries, libraries and museums worldwide are increasingly being digitised, thereby generating greater financial rewards for copyright owners through the use of licensing schemes while also providing greater public access to a diverse array of material in its original form. However, mass digitisation challenges the established norms of copyright through the wholesale copying of works, and their storage in cloud environments. This article explores how Australia and New Zealand are responding to mass digitisation, addressing copyright owners’ rights to protect their interests and the right of the public to access those works.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:copyright, mass digitisation, Australia, New Zealand
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Private law and civil obligations
Research Field:Intellectual property law
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the law
Objective Field:Justice and the law not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Adesanya, OO (Ms Olumayowa Adesanya)
ID Code:135331
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:Law
Deposited On:2019-10-14
Last Modified:2020-11-30
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