ERIC Number: ED406987
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Copyright for Schools: A Practical Guide. Second Edition. Professional Growth Series.
Simpson, Carol Mann
This monograph presents examples of typical public school situations involving copyright issues and gives practical advice that is based on a conservative interpretation of the copyright law. One new feature of this second edition is fair use guidelines for multimedia materials. Chapter topics include: (1) history and liability; (2) fair use; (3) print materials; (4) audiovisual works and distance learning; (5) computer software; (6) interlibrary loan, photocopying, facsimile, document delivery, and reserves; (7) copyright versus contract permissions; (8) copyright and the Internet; (9) implications for administrators; and (10) the importance of a copyright policy. Appendices include a sample copyright compliance Agreement; copyright "dos and don'ts" for school librarians; useful sources of information; a sample copyright warning notice; a sample copyright policy; a sample publication release form; and copyright and plagiarism guidelines for students. (Contains 24 references.) (SWC)
Descriptors: Administrators, Audiovisual Aids, Computer Software, Copyrights, Distance Education, Document Delivery, Elementary Secondary Education, Facsimile Transmission, Fair Use (Copyrights), Information Policy, Information Sources, Intellectual Property, Interlibrary Loans, Internet, Legal Responsibility, Multimedia Materials, Plagiarism, Policy Formation, Printed Materials, Public Schools, Reprography, School Libraries
Linworth Publishing, Inc., 480 E. Wilson Bridge Road, Suite L, Worthington, OH 43085-2372 ($29.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
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