Open Licensing for Library-Created Content: A Report for the University Libraries at Virginia Tech
Walz, Anita R.
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Library Council, the governing body of the University Libraries at Virginia Tech, commissioned creation of a task force to identify problems and propose solutions regarding the sharing and reuse of content created by the University Libraries at Virginia Tech. This report presents a discussion of the alignment of access, dissemination, discovery and efficient use of information with the mission and strategic plans of the University and University Libraries, overview of content ownership policies established by the University, open licensing policies of other University libraries, types of content created by the University Libraries, benefits and risks of openly licensing library-created resources, and recommendations. The authors are not attorneys and this report should not be construed as legal advice.