By Ruth Rikowski
This ebook presents an summary of the realm alternate supplier; specifically, it makes a speciality of of the agreements being built on the WTO, that are as a result of be reinforced in 2005, and are inclined to have major implications for libraries and knowledge: the final contract on alternate in prone (the GATS) and the contract on alternate comparable features of highbrow estate Rights (TRIPS). The publication argues that the library and knowledge occupation has to be extra conscious of those agreements and how within which they threaten many of the expert ethics and ideas (such because the stability in copyright).
- Explores an important and extremely new, a lot undiscovered sector - the WTO and libraries
- Brings jointly evidence approximately globalisation and the WTO, libraries and knowledge, inside a much wider social and theoretical perspective
- Draws at the author's wealth of data - development on her many released articles in this topic