Complete Copyright: An Everyday Guide for Librarians / Edition 1
  • Complete Copyright: An Everyday Guide for Librarians / Edition 1
  • Complete Copyright: An Everyday Guide for Librarians / Edition 1

Complete Copyright: An Everyday Guide for Librarians / Edition 1

by Carrie Russell, Dwayne K. Buttler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0838935435

ISBN-13: 9780838935439

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: American Library Association

Librarians face a myriad of copyright dilemmas every day, and as copyright law evolves and new interpretations emerge, libraries play a key role in representing the public in the copyright debate. But how do new copyright laws affect traditional services and new virtual reference user services? What must librarians do to ensure that staff and patrons fully exercise

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Librarians face a myriad of copyright dilemmas every day, and as copyright law evolves and new interpretations emerge, libraries play a key role in representing the public in the copyright debate. But how do new copyright laws affect traditional services and new virtual reference user services? What must librarians do to ensure that staff and patrons fully exercise copyright exemptions, like fair use? Offering a wealth of information on library copyright concerns in a vibrant, highly accessible format, Complete Copyright is a must-have resource for your library. ALA copyright expert Russell provides clear, user-friendly guidance for both common copyright issues and latest trends, including the intricacies of copyright in the digital world. Through real-life examples, she also illustrates how librarians can be advocates for a fair and balanced copyright law. This guide will help you to: Address complex copyright issues through the use of real-life library scenarios Understand when permission is necessary when using copyrighted licenses Keep up-to-date with recent copyright legislation including the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and the Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization Act (TEACH) Recognize the benefits and the pitfalls of the new digital copyright law Develop copyright presentations and workshops Discuss copyright law and fair use with legislators, administrators, library boards, and other decision makers Featuring the illustrative work of graphic novelist Jessica Abel, Complete Copyright offers a cast of engaging characters who guide librarians on an exploration of copyright complexities through a range of everyday situations. With a full copyright glossary of terms and legal case studies, along with a fun, plasti-coil binding for ease of usage, this is the comprehensive guide to the fundamentals and subtleties of U.S. copyright law written specifically for your library.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838935439
Publisher:
American Library Association
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
Spiral Bound
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
10.80(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Maggie discovers copyright
Ch. 2Professor Kahn exercises fair use
Ch. 3Veronda donates books and videos to the local library
Ch. 4Ben's interlibrary loan request is denied
Ch. 5Lena posts a Web site with hyperlinks
Ch. 6Charles seeks permission from a copyright holder
Ch. 7Walter clicks "yes" to an online license agreement
Ch. 8Lola Lola is an advocate for balanced copyright law
App. ASelected portions of the copyright law
App. BFair use guidelines
App. CSelected copyright court cases

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