Copyright law for librarians and educators : creative strategies and practical solutions
- Crews, Kenneth D.
- 3rd ed.
- Chicago : American Library Association, 2012.
- Physical description
- xii, 192 p. : ill., forms ; 28 cm.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-184) and index.
- The copyright path : changing needs and copyright solutions
- The scope of protectable works
- Works without copyright protection
- Duration and formalities : how long do copyrights last?
- Who owns the copyright?
- The rights of copyright owners
- Exceptions to the rights of owners
- Fair use : getting started
- Fair use : understanding the four factors
- Getting comfortable with fair use : applying the four factors
- The meaning of fair use guidelines
- Distance education and the TEACH Act
- Libraries and the special provisions of Section 108
- Responsibilities, liabilities, and doing the right thing
- Music and copyright
- Anticircumvention and the DMCA
- Copyright, archives, and unpublished materials
- Permission from copyright owners.
- Publisher's 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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- Publication date
- Kenneth D. Crews.