Why Libraries Need Limitations and Exceptions

Brandon Butler & Jonathan Band
Limitations on the exclusive rights granted to authors are essential to maintain a balance between the interests of established creators and new cre- ators, and between copyright holders and the public. Balance in copyright is also crucial to ensuring that libraries can serve their essential functions of collect- ing, preserving, and making available diverse collections in support of the public interest. Digital technology presents libraries with opportunities and challenges. On the one hand, digital technology...

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