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Licences and their Negotiation

To be held in

The City Suite, Thistle City Hotel, Barbican, London, EC1V 8DS

24th September 2009, 9.30-16.30

Course Outline

This practical one day training event is designed to provide Information Professionals with an introduction to the licensing of electronic resources such as e books, e journals and abstracting and indexing services.  This course has been designed to introduce the major components of such licences and why they are important, what are the issues that are likely to cause the greatest difficulty, and will introduce issues related to the fine art of negotiating.

The sessions will include

·       What is a licence and why are they used?

·       The main features of a licence

·       Clauses that are likely to cause problems

·       Negotiating styles

·       Negotiating skills

The session will include practical exercises to assess participants’ negotiation style, and small group discussion of a sample licence

Who should attend

This workshop will be of benefit to Information Professionals in any type of organisation that have to negotiate licences with suppliers of electronic information

Course Presenter

Charles Oppenheim is Emeritus Professor and former Head of the Department of Information Science, Loughborough University. Previous posts in academia and the electronic publishing industry include working for The City University, International Thomson, Pergamon and Reuters. Charles is the author of "The Legal and Regulatory Environment for Electronic Information" and is a well-known authority on copyright having written many articles on the subject. He has been a member of JISC and served on some of its committees since 1992. He is currently a member of the JISC Scholarly Publishing Working Group and of the HEFCE/UUK Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights. He is a member of the Legal Advisory Board of the European Commission.

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Licenses and their Negotiation

The City Suite, Thistle City Hotel, Barbican, London, EC1V 8DS

24th September 2009, 9.30-16.30

Costs (including lunch and refreshments):

UKeiG members 140 + VAT (161.00); others 170 + VAT (195.50)  

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