ALIA University and Research Libraries (URLs) Lunchtime Talk: 25 May 2016 Canberra
On 17 February 2016 amendments to the Copyright Act, extending the legal deposit provisions to cover Australia’s digital publishing, came into effect. This presentation (PowerPoint slides) will explain the new provisions and what the changes mean for publishers and the National Library. It will cover the Library’s collecting strategies for digital publications and include a demonstration of the Library’s new edeposit service. Some of the challenges in implementing the new legislation, including providing access to digital publications, will also be discussed.
National Library of Australia