[open-bibliography] OAIPMH and the right to copy (from "Library support and REST")
cjg at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Oct 26 14:27:34 BST 2010
Is there any chance of having bibligraphic metadata being explicitly
legally declared as always fair use? If you do that the problem goes away...
On 26/10/10 13:17, Ben O'Steen wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-10-26 at 07:29 -0400, Ross Singer wrote:
>> Sidestepping all of the sanctimonious patronizing towards libraries
>> (chemistry is not much of a high horse to look down from), to answer
>> Peter's original question about getting the data: DSpace has ways to
>> get data out. Every DSpace instance has an OAI-PMH provider:
>> it's just that Imperial's seems to be broken.
>> DSpace also has an SRU plugin:
>> But that doesn't mean Imperial has installed it.
> However, a service like this doesn't mean that you can reuse it for
> anything other than personal use. I am part of a ongoing conversation
> with UKPMC where they stated that they could not openly allow large
> scale reuse of their OAIPMH provided metadata. They said they could for
> their 'OA subset', but not for any of the others as they have
> contractual obligations to their metadata suppliers.
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