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Information Standards Quarterly

ISSN: 1041-0031

Winter 2014, v.26, no.4

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Article Title: Linked Content Coalition Framework for Rights Management
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Author(s): Todd Carpenter [ORCID: 0000-0002-8320-0491]
doi: 10.3789/isqv26no4.2014.03
Citation: Carpenter, Todd. Linked Content Coalition Framework for Rights Management. Information Standards Quarterly, Winter 2014, 26(4): 13-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.3789/isqv26no4.2014.03
Abstract: Development of a standards-based rights management and exchange infrastructure has been the goal of many organizations for several decades now, particularly in a machine-to-machine infrastructure that manages the movement of content, of metadata, and of rights information and related metadata. To address this problem, news, media, publishing, library TV, film, music, IT, and internet media businesses joined with existing standards and licensing organizations to form the Linked Content Coalition (LCC) in April 2012 as an umbrella body fostering cross-industry application and methodologies. The initial 12-month project set out to identify and describe the needs develop a framework for well-structured, machine-interpretable rights data that can flow in an automated way. The resulting Framework consists of a Rights Reference Model, Principles of Identification, and Principles of Messaging. This was followed by the publication of a manifesto and ten targets for the rights data network. The UK Rights Data Integration project and the UK Copyright Hub have demonstrated implementations of the LCC Framework. The LCC continues to work as an umbrella organization to coordinate work being done by its members on the rights infrastructure.