New ACRL title: Copyright Policies - CLIP Note #39

Contact: Kathryn Deiss
Content Strategist, ACRL
(312) 280-2528

For Immediate Release,
April 29, 2008

New ACRL title: Copyright Policies - CLIP Note #39

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is proud to announce the release of a new CLIP Note publication: “Copyright Policies: CLIP Note #39.” Compiled by Patricia Keogh and Rachel Crowley, the newest entry in the CLIP Note series serves as a resource for the creation or updating of academic library and campus copyright policies.

“CLIP Note #39” contains a compilation of actual copyright policies in use at college and university libraries. This collection of selected policies, covering a range of print and digital resources, will assist library and campus personnel in developing successful copyright documents at their institutions. “Copyright Policies” additionally provides information on policy content, copyright monitoring and educating stakeholders on copyright issues.

The “Copyright Policies: CLIP Note #39” is now available through the ALA Online Store at, or by telephone order at (866) 746-7252 in the U.S. or (770) 442-8633 for international customers. The volume will also be available for purchase in the ALA Bookstore at the 2008 ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim.


ACRL is a division of the American Library Association, representing 13,500 academic and research librarians and interested individuals. ACRL is the only individual membership organization in North America that develops programs, products and services to meet the unique needs of academic and research librarians. Its initiatives enable the higher education community to understand the role that academic libraries play in the teaching, learning and research environments.