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ERIC Number: ED244642
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Reproduction of Copyrighted Works by Educators and Librarians. Circular R21.
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Copyright Office.
The documentary materials collected in this booklet deal with reproduction of copyrighted works by educators, librarians, and archivists for a variety of uses including reproduction for teaching in educational institutions at all levels, and reproduction by libraries and archives for purposes of study, research, interlibrary exchanges, and archival preservation. Under the copyright law, reproduction can take either of two forms: the making of copies: by photocopying, making microform reproductions, videotaping or any other method of duplicating visually-perceptible material; and the making of phonorecords: by duplicating sound recordings, taping off the air, or any other method of recapturing sounds. The documentary materials which make up this booklet are reprints or excerpts from six sources dealing with copyright legislation: (1) the Copyright Act of October 19, 1976; (2) the 1975 Senate Report; (3) the 1976 House Report; (4) the Conference Report; (5) the Congressional debates; and (6) the Copyright Office Regulations. (DMC)
Descriptors: Archives, Audiodisc Recordings, Audiotape Recordings, Copyrights, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Legal Responsibility, Librarians, Libraries, Media Specialists, Microforms, Reprography, Teachers, Videotape Recordings
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Copyright Office.