Fundamentals of Licensing Electronic Resources

Wednesday, 8/22/2018
  • 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern)
  • 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central)
  • 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain)
  • 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific)

This is part 1 of the six-part series, Licensing Electronic Resources to Serve the Library's Mission

This webinar will cover the fundamentals of electronic resources licensing, including basic license structure and terms, new developments in licensing, and helpful tips for new librarians working with license agreements.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this session, attendees will understand the fundamental structure of contracts, commonly used terms, and how to address common licensing issues with content providers.

Who Should Attend

Individuals who are new to electronic resources licensing, or are looking to refresh their knowledge on licensing.


Lori Duggan is the Head of Electronic Resources Acquisitions at Indiana University Libraries. A lifelong Hoosier, Lori received her Bachelor of Music Education and her Master of Library Science from Indiana University. Lori is an active member of NASIG and ALCTS, and her research interests include emerging trends in electronic resources management and licensing.










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ALCTS Member (individual)      43 206
Nonmember (individual)      59 283
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All webinars are recorded and the one-time fee includes unlimited access to the webinar recording. All registered attendees will receive the link to the recorded session so if you are unable to attend the webinar at the time it is presented, you will have the opportunity to listen to the recording at your convenience.

How to Register

Complete the individual webinar online registration form or the complete series online registration form. Sessions are listed by date and you must log in.


Contact us to register:

Call 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 to reach our customer service representatives or

Register by mail for the session you would like to attend. (If you receive an error message after clicking the "register by mail" link, right-click the link and save the form to your computer.)

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For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email

For all other questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Megan Dougherty, ALCTS Program Officer, Continuing Education at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5038 or