Introduction to Managing Digital Assets - Options for Cultural and Educational Organizations

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Intellectual property management service providers serve as facilitators between rightsholders and users in the administration, organization, and distribution of intellectual property. This report reviews the traditions of rights administration and content distribution in various creative sectors, identifying the common structures and functions of these organizations, clarifying aspects of the service provider/rightsholder/user relationship, and highlighting issues of particular relevance to cultural and educational communities.