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ERIC Number: ED381166
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: 102
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-938865-31-5
Copyright for School Libraries: A Practical Guide. A Special Report. Professional Growth Series.
Simpson, Carol Mann
This monograph presents examples of typical public school situations involving copyright issues; the advice provided is based on a conservative interpretation of the copyright law. The following topics are discussed: history and liability; fair use; print materials; audiovisual works; computer software; interlibrary loan, photocopying, facsimile, and document delivery; permissions (copyright versus contract); implications for administrators; and the importance of a copyright policy. Appendices include the Middletown Independent School District Copyright Compliance Agreement; copyright "dos and don'ts" for school librarians; useful sources of information; copyright warning notices; copyright policy; and copyright and plagiarism guidelines for students. A copyright question and answer section is also provided. (Contains 21 references.) (AEF)
Linworth Publishing, Inc., Ordering Dept., 480 E. Wilson Bridge Rd., Suite L, Worthington, OH 43085.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A