ERIC Number: ED337912
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Sep
The Copyright Law: New Technology and Today's Principal.
Permuth, Steve; Mawdsley, Ralph
A Legal Memorandum, Sep 1991
The school principal has an affirmative duty to be informed and to fully inform those under his or her supervision regarding the use of copyright. The present Copyright Law of 1978 and its key guidelines are reviewed in this paper, with a focus on the copyright law as it applies to computer software programs, videotaping, and photocopy. Recommendations are offered for the principal in each of these areas. Usage guidelines for teachers and a proposed school district software policy are also included. (12 references) (LMI)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Compliance (Legal), Computer Software, Copyrights, Elementary Secondary Education, Fair Use (Copyrights), Federal Regulation, Legal Responsibility, Principals, Reprography, School Administration, Videotape Recordings
National Association of Secondary School Principals, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091 ($2.00; quantity discounts).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Secondary School Principals, Reston, VA.