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Digital Distribution in Education: Now and in the Future

Digital distribution of learning materials at educational institutions is an efficient and effective way to deliver resources and comply with copyright laws — and the disruption of 2020 has helped speed up the process.  Making the leap from physical to digital learning resource management and distribution can have an immediate positive impact on flexibility, consistency… read more
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Is it possible to simplify fair use? – White paper

Fair use is an essential part of copyright law in the US, and is relied upon by many educational institutions to provide materials for their students. But adhering to fair use guidelines is a tough and complex process. Doing so incorrectly puts organisations at risk of significant legal battles and fines from copyright holders. to… read more
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Feature Guidance

eReserve Plus delivers an in-built Fair Use Assessment tool which can be made available for Professors and/or Library teams to record their assessment of Fair Use against each and every item added to a Reading List, where a Fair Use Assessment is deemed as a requirement. The features of the software were designed and built… read more
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University of Sydney – Case Study

The implementation of eReserve Plus at the University of Sydney in 2016 has resulted in a dramatic improvement in service and a decrease in workload for library staff. But, as Director Site Services Library, Matthew Davis says, “the danger of implementing a good system is that more and more people want to use it.” Fortunately,… read more
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University of Otago – Case Study

Considering the complex interactions between educational materials and licensing requirements, universities have to devote significant resources to reading list creation and copyright management. With over 20,000 students, nearly 1,700 academic staff members and more than 185 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of study, New Zealand’s University of Otago has a tremendous amount of materials to manage…. read more
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The Future of Reading List Publishing to Students – University of Victoria Whitepaper

With the help of Victoria University, the eReserve team has developed a list publishing innovation aimed at enhancing students’ engagement with learning materials. The overall aim is to make materials more readily accessible and contextually relevant within the existing learning management system. This enhances students’ understanding of the course materials and the subject matter more… read more
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