Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators: Creative Strategies and Practical Solutions (Google eBook)

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American Library Association, 2006 - Law - 141 pages
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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;and 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. their rights and responsibilities as copyright owners and users in this succinct, easy-to-use guide.
  

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Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators: Creative Strategies and Practical Solutions

User Review  - Marie Bruni - Book Verdict

Crews (Copyright Advisory Office, Columbia Univ.) presents an excellent revised edition of his Copyright Essentials for Librarians and Educators. In five parts he covers all the principles and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lisa Daugherty - Goodreads

Crews, K. (2006).Copyright law for librarians and educators: Creative strategies and practical solutions. Chicago: American Library Association. Citation by: Lisa Daugherty Reference type: Handbook ... Read full review

Contents

The Scope of Protectable Works
3
Works without Copyright Protection
7
Duration and Formalities How Long Do Copyrights Last?
15
Who Owns the Copyright?
21
The Rights of Copyright Owners
28
Exceptions to the Rights of Owners
33
Fair Use Getting Started
39
Fair Use Understanding the Four Factors
44
Music and Copyright
87
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act
93
Copyright and Unpublished Materials
101
Permission from Copyright Owners
108
Selected provisions from the U S Copyright Act
113
Checklist for Fair Use
123
Checklist for the TEACH Act
125
Model Letter for Permission Requests
127

Getting Comfortable with Fair Use Applying the Four Factors
52
The Meaning of FairUse Guidelines
60
Distance Education and the TEACH Act
67
Libraries and the Special Provisions of Section 108
74
Responsibilities Liabilities and Doing the Right Thing
79

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About the author (2006)

Kenneth D. Crews has specialized for more than 25 years in copyright issues as they relate to education, libraries and research. He directs the Copyright Advisory Office at Columbia University and teaches in the Columbia Law School. Dr. Crews has been a professor of law, library science and business and held a named professorship in law at Indiana University. At IU he established the first office in the country specifically addressing copyright policy issues at universities. His services have been called upon by numerous colleges and universities, and by the U.S. State Department and the World Intellectual Property Organization. He was the first recipient of ALA s L. Ray Patterson Award.

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