This book begins by surveying the landscape of contemporary copyright law--and the dampening effect it can have on creativity--before laying out how the fair-use principle can be employed to avoid copyright violation.
This book informs educators and attorneys about the legal responsibilities of teaching distance learning courses, and helps educational institutions avoid unwanted copyright infringement liability. Includes CD ROM
Outlines present-day laws and legal rules regarding intellectual property for writers, programmers, publishers, musicians, and inventors and provides accompanying term definitions and sample form agreements.
tackles the permissions process head on, explaining when authorization for the use of copyrighted materials is needed. It shines the light on who to ask for permission, as well as when--and how much--to expect to pay for permission. Comprehensive and easy to read
The first book of its kind, The Public Domain is the definitive guide to the creative works that are not protected by copyright and can be copied freely or otherwise used without paying permission fees.
The Copyright Handbook provides you with all the information and forms you'll need to protect all types of creative expression under U.S. and international copyright law. Written in plain English, this must-have handbook tells you everything you need to know.
"Section 108 of the U.S. Copyright Code allows libraries & archives, under certain circumstances, to make reproductions of copyrighted materials without the permission of the copyright holder. This simple tool can help you determine whether or not a particular reproduction is covered by this exemption."