Copyright law for librarians and educators : creative strategies and practical solutions / Kenneth D. Crews; with contributions from Dwayne K. Buttler ... [et al.]
Book | American Library Association | 2006 | 2nd ed.
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Edition
2nd ed.
Description
ix, 141 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Note
Rev. ed. of: Copyright essentials for librarians and educators. 2000.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-132) and index.
Contents
The reach of copyright
Rights of ownership
Working with fair use
Focus on education and libraries
Special features
Summary
Copyright in the world of digital information is changing at a fevered pace, even as educators and librarians digitize, upload, download, draw on databases, and incorporate materials into Web-based instruction. It's essential to stay abreast of the basics of copyright law and fair use. Crews has completely revised his classic text to remap the territory with fresh, timely insights into applications of copyright law for librarians, educators, and academics. Readers will Learn basic copyright definitions and key exceptions for education and library services Find information quickly with "key points" sidebars, legislative citations, and cross-references Understand the four factors of fair use and related court interpretations Get up to speed on current interpretations of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act from a librarian-educator viewpoint Copyright Law for Educators and Librarians-highly praised in previous editions-draws on cutting-edge case law in 18 discrete areas of copyright, including specialized and controversial music and sound recording issues. Information professionals will find the tools they need to take control of their rights and responsibilities as copyright owners and users in this succinct, easy-to-use guide.
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Buttler, Dwayne K.
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