Workshop on Rights Management
April 6, 1998
Co-sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the Digital Library Federation
Don Waters (DLF) and Judith Klavans (NSF)
1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D. C.
To contribute to the process of formally defining requirements for
more sophisticated authorization systems, the Digital Library
Federation (DLF) and the Center for Research on Information Access at
Columbia University (CRIA), with support of the National Science Foundation (NSF)
will convene an interdisciplinary group from computer science, library
technology, publishing, information technology, and law. This
one-day workshop will build
on outcomes of an earlier meeting sponsored by NSF. We seek three
Our objective is to help identify needed research for programs such as
the NSF's Digital Library Initiatives and Knowledge and Distributed
Intelligence program, and to provide a springboard for
- the scope of the upcoming meeting will seek
further to distinguish and define both terms and conditions of use on
the provider side and roles, rights, and responsibilities on the user
- participants in the upcoming meeting will define the
system requirements concretely in terms of two specific scenarios
representing cases that urgently need attention.
- the workshop
will seek, by concretely defining requirements, to contribute to
related work elsewhere, such as the development of the Coalition for
Networked Information (CNI) White Paper on inter-organizational access
- Relevant Meeting Information
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