Copyright law for librarians and educators : creative strategies and practical solutions
- Kenneth D. Crews ; with contributions from Dwayne K. Buttler [and others].
- 2nd ed.
- Chicago : American Library Association, 2006.
- Physical description
- 1 online resource (ix, 141 pages) : illustrations
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-132) and index.
- The reach of copyright
- The scope of protectable works
- Works without copyright protection
- Rights of ownership
- Duration and formalities: how long do copyrights last?
- Who owns the copyright?
- The rights of copyright owners
- Exceptions to the rights of owners
- Working with fair use
- 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
- Focus on education and libraries
- Distance education and the TEACH Act
- Libraries and the special provisions of
- Section 108
- Responsibilities, liabilities, and doing the right thing
- Special features
- Music and copyright
- The digital millennium copyright act
- Copyright and unpublished materials
- Permission from copyright owners.
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 copyright law and fair use without information overload. For fresh, timely insights and application of copyright law for librarians, educators, and academics, Professor Crews maps the territory in a dramatically revised edition of "Copyright Essentials". 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. Highly praised in its 2000 edition, the new "Copyright Essentials" 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.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Copyright > United States.
- Librarians > United States > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
- Teachers > United States > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
- Fair use (Copyright) > United States.
- LAW > Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.
- Fair use (Copyright)
- United States.
- Publication date
- Revised edition of: Copyright essentials for librarians and educators. 2000.
- Related Work
- Crews, Kenneth D. Copyright essentials for librarians and educators.
- 083899850X (electronic bk.)
- 9780838998502 (electronic bk.)