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Pertinent laws and statutes are more mature and perfect in the digital library construction in the USA. Compared with that, we lack rigorous and clear intellectual property right laws and specific legal provisions aiming at the digital library construction clearly in China. The intellectual property main issues in the processing, organization and dissemination of information in the construction are as follows: digitalization of literature information resources and the problem of copying, intellectual property rights in the development and utilization of database and in network communication. Because of these problems, some measures to protect intellectual property in building digital library in China are necessary such as strengthening legislation and popularization of law, giving full consideration to investment funds in copyright protection and raising funds required through various channels and measures for legal acquisition to intellectual property or use right of resources required, introducing communion calculating mechanism while sharing information resources, taking effective measures.