This paper briefly outlines what copyright is, the main actors in the copyright phenomenon, and the need to maintain a balance among them. The paper further discusses the difficulty in upholding copyright in relation to access to information in the University of Ghana, problems associated with the use of digital materials, the inadequacy of the permitted use principle, and the failure of copyright legislation to address the needs of the library and other groups or institutions.
Darkey, Emmanuel Mensah and Akussah, Harry
"Academic Libraries and Copyright Issues in Ghana: The University of Ghana in Focus,"
International Journal of Legal Information: Vol. 36
, Article 5.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.cornell.edu/ijli/vol36/iss3/5