The purpose of this policy brief is to identify global trends created by the aggregate number of preferential trade agreements (PTAs) with copyright provisions, and to identify their key features.
Making content accessible: a guide to navigating Australian copyright law for disability access is a guide which provides a simple summary of the copyright law governing access to material for people with a disability in Australia. It also includes a checklist of their major...
This review report examines the extent to which the code remains the best mechanism to promote efficient, effective and transparent administration of copyright licences, and supports overall confidence in Australia’s collective copyright management system.
This article analyses reported federal cases on fair use in scholarly contexts, with a particular emphasis on the transformative use doctrine that has become enormously influential in fair use determinations.
The ACCC has developed these guidelines to assist in the determination of reasonable copyright remuneration in proceedings relating to voluntary licences and licence schemes before the Copyright Tribunal of Australia.
The Focused International Study shows comparative availability and terms for those same books across a single platform in Australia, the US, Canada, the UK and New Zealand, providing new insights into international similarities and differences.
The Large-scale International Study shows comparative availability and terms for a much larger sample of almost 100,000 books across those same five jurisdictions.
In order to explain the concept of copyright literacy, its importance within the broader work of libraries and to make recommendations to key stakeholders, IFLA has published this statement on copyright education and copyright literacy.
The Focused Australian Study shows availability and terms of access for a sample of 546 books across the five main Australian library ebook aggregators (Overdrive, James Bennett, Wheelers, Bibliotheca and Bolinda).
This case study provides an overall snapshot of the competitive playing field in...
This discussion paper identifies the major library policies, systems and staff activities that will be affected by changes to the copyright duration provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), due to come into effect on 1 January 2019.
In this submission, IFLA underlines the need for flexible exceptions and thus welcomed the introduction of a fair use exception, and alternatively an extended fair dealing exception that among its purposes recognised “library and archive use”, “certain educational uses” and “text and data mining”, among...
Australian creators struggle to understand copyright law and how to manage it for their own projects. Indeed, a new study has found copyright law can act as a deterrent to creation, rather than an incentive for it.
This study looks at how a sample of Australian creators understand, use and manage copyright law when they want to incorporate copyrighted material into their work. It focuses particularly on creators’ licensing practices and their employment of copyright exceptions (fair dealing).
Australia's new copyright legislation is a step in the right direction, but it doesn’t go far enough to create an environment that fosters Australian innovation, argues Kylie Pappalardo.
This report examines the legal framework within which research data is generated, managed, disseminated and used.