Copyright in Cyberspace 2: Questions and Answers for Librarians / Edition 2

Copyright in Cyberspace 2: Questions and Answers for Librarians / Edition 2

by Gretchen McCord Hoffmann
     
 

Copyright expert, attorney, and Texas Library Association President-Elect Gretchen McCord Hoffmann, author of Copyright in Cyberspace (2001) addresses the challenges of providing information in an increasingly digital—and litigious—world. From fair use to infringement, this practical handbook features the need-to-know guidelines for professionals in all

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Copyright expert, attorney, and Texas Library Association President-Elect Gretchen McCord Hoffmann, author of Copyright in Cyberspace (2001) addresses the challenges of providing information in an increasingly digital—and litigious—world. From fair use to infringement, this practical handbook features the need-to-know guidelines for professionals in all areas of librarianship including technical services, interlibrary loan, reserves, Web design, instruction, and virtual or distance delivery. Topics covered include hyperlinks and framing; browsing and caching; digital images; interlibrary loan and resource sharing; e-reserves and class-based Web pages; library instruction and distance education; and more. Copyright in Cyberspace 2 features new and expanded chapters on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act; file-sharing; licensing; writing a copyright policy; and more. An invaluable section of the book compiles helpful, up-to-date online and print sources and excerpts pertinent legislation and guidelines, creating a sourcebook librarians can reference as needs arise. Written in an easy-to-understand, question-and-answer format that reveals the essential information and avoids confusing technical jargon and legalese, Copyright in Cyberspace 2 is a unique resource for librarians.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555705176
Publisher:
Neal-Schuman Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/30/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword
1History and purpose of copyright law3
2Overview of copyright law15
3Fair use : is it all it's cracked up to be? : and other pockets of protection for librarians27
4Some Internet basics43
5Recent copyright legislation51
6Hyperlinks and framing59
7Browsing and caching69
8Using digital images81
9The dark side of the DMCA93
10File-sharing101
11Non-copyright issues107
12I'm the good guy : what can they do to me?113
13Liability for content provided on the Internet and as Internet access provider121
14Interlibrary loan and resource sharing127
15Electronic reserves and class-based Web pages135
16Library instruction and distance education147
17Licensing155
18Writing a copyright policy163
19Librarians as representatives of libraries and library users169
ASelected excerpts from the Copyright Act of 1976 (17 U.S.C. 101 et seq.)183
BCopyright term duration209
CThe Conference on Fair Use : educational fair use guidelines for digital images211
DThe Conference on Fair Use : fair use guidelines for electronic reserve systems221
ECode of ethics of the American Library Association225
FThe Conference on Fair Use : fair use guidelines for educational multimedia227
GAmerican Library Association model policy concerning college and university photocopying for classroom, research and library reserve use237
HAgreement on guidelines for classroom copying in not-for-profit educational institutions245
IHow to get permission to use copyrighted material249
JHow to protect your work251

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