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The importance of linking electronic resources and their licence terms: a project to implement ONIX for Licensing Terms for UK academic institutions

This article looks at the issues facing libraries as they seek to manage and communicate rights negotiated in an ever increasing number of licences for online resources. It addresses the work that we and EDItEUR have been engaged in to develop machine-readable licence expressions of our licences that are suitable for import into library systems. The article explores the potential benefits such work offers to the UK academic community, as well as the issues and challenges we have faced in this work.

Read the article on the UKSG website.