copyright depository

What is copyright depository?

copyright depository meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A library designated by law or custom to receive and preserve a specified number of free deposit copies of works published under national copyright law. In the United States, the copyright depository is the U.S. Copyright Office at the Library of Congress. In Great Britain it is the Bodleian Library. In Canada, copyright law is administered by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO). Synonymous with copyright library.

 

reference: ABC-CLIO