ERIC Number: ED436120
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
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Copyright in the Academic Environment: An Introduction.
Baird, Diane; Hallett, Karin S.
This paper presents copyright concerns which affect resources and services in higher education. Topics include: (1) a brief overview of the history of copyright; (2) a discussion of copyright components, including fair use guidelines; (3) copyright in libraries, specifically as it relates to reserves and interlibrary loan; (4) copyright in digital environments, including nonprint works, the Internet, and distance learning; (5) formalities and definitions, including copyright notice/registration, duration of copyright, copyright ownership, and requesting permission from the copyright owner; and (6) liability. Contains a 38-item bibliography of print and electronic sources. (MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Copyrights, Distance Education, Electronic Text, Fair Use (Copyrights), Higher Education, Interlibrary Loans, Internet, Legal Responsibility, Library Materials, Library Services, Nonprint Media
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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