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Vol 21 No 8 Aug/Sept 2016

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Copyright Essentials for Librarians and Educators

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Kenneth D. CrewsProfessor, School of Law, Indiana University, USA

ISBN13: 9780838907979
ISBN: 0838907970
Published: June 2002
Publisher: American Library Association
Format: Paperback
Price: £33.50



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For those professionals in the business of serving up information to the public, the evolving digital age presents new and complicated challenges. As new formats and delivery methods make duplication and transfer of information so easy, librarians and educators must make informed and legal decisions about how they will protect copyright.;Attorney, librarian, researchers and author Kenneth Crews boils down all of this expertise in this up-to-date reference designed to instruct today's information providers on the fundamentals of current copyright law. Enhanced with margin notes highlighting recent developments and seven helpful appendices of checklists and legislation summaries, this basic yet comprehensive manual answers the key questions, including: what makes a work copyright-protected or not?; how long do copyrights last?; what are the rights of copyright owners?; how can I determine what qualifies as fair use?; and what are the need-to-knows regarding copyright and the Internet?;A project of the Copyright Management Centre (Indiana University-Purdue University), this work is a one-stop resource for understanding and applying copyright law.

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