Working Group – Licensing

Margaret Phillips will lead a hardy band of selectors — Jim Church, Dana Jemison, Mary Ann Mahoney and Susan Xue — through a review of the elements we and CDL look for now when negotiating with publishers to license online resources. They will also recommend further elements they think advisable. Their product will be a vetted checklist posted where selectors can find it.

This charge is in response to the Digital Collection Development Plan Task Force Final Report

Principle No. 7: Selection/Licensing — Prospective: When acquiring licensed e-content, the license should meet current standards…

addressing specifically actions 26-29 and 32.