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Burgunder, Lee B. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
Richard Prince a well-known appropriation artist, made headlines by pressing ever deeper into the gray areas of art, technology, and the law. Specifically, Prince took screenshots of personal photographs that were publicly displayed on Instagram accounts, included his own comments, enlarged and printed them on large canvases, and displayed them at…
Descriptors: Photography, Visual Aids, Social Media, Copyrights
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Aaron, Lynn S.; Roche, Catherine M. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2015
Unforeseen forces are at work in higher education today. The purpose of this article is to explore the issues involved in the changing landscape. Decisions are and will be made that impact the intellectual property rights of faculty. It is important to be cognizant of the factors involved and alert to possible ramifications. The basics of the…
Descriptors: Intellectual Property, Copyrights, Teacher Rights, Higher Education
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Ncube, Caroline B. – Distance Education, 2011
This report draws primarily on the results of the recently concluded African Copyright and Access to Knowledge (ACA2K) Project, which investigated copyright and access to learning materials in face-to-face, distance education (DE), and dual-mode tertiary educational institutions in Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa,…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Copyrights, Foreign Countries, Educational Resources
Association of Research Libraries, 2010
This report summarizes research into the current application of fair use to meet the missions of U.S. academic and research libraries. Sixty-five librarians were interviewed confidentially by telephone for around one hour each. They were asked about their employment of fair use in five key areas of practice: support for teaching and learning,…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, Librarians
Bamberger, Rob; Brylawski, Sam – Council on Library and Information Resources, 2010
This is the first comprehensive, national-level study of the state of sound recording preservation ever conducted in the U.S. The authors have produced a study outlining the web of interlocking issues that now threaten the long-term survival of the sound recording history. This study tells everyone that major areas of America's recorded sound…
Descriptors: Nonprint Media, Preservation, Risk, Access to Information
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Kranch, Douglas A. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2008
Faculty develop intellectual property needed for online courses while employed by an academic institution. That institution has a claim on the copyright because the instructional materials developed by the faculty members could be seen as "works for hire." On the other hand, both tradition and case law have seen faculty as the copyright…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Online Courses, Instructional Materials, College Faculty
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Loggie, Kathryn Ann; Barron, Ann E.; Gulitz, Elizabeth; Hohlfeld, Tina N.; Kromrey, Jeffrey D.; Sweeney, Phyllis – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2007
This study describes an investigation of the intellectual property policies of a stratified random sample of public and private Carnegie Doctoral Research-Extensive Universities. University policies were examined to determine whether or not they included provisions for distance education materials or courseware, what provisions were made for…
Descriptors: Intellectual Property, Online Courses, Instructional Materials, School Policy
Rice, Richard L., Jr. – 1991
Unauthorized copying and use of computer software, currently protected by the Copyright Act of 1976 (U.S.C. 117), is believed to occur in public schools and on university and college campuses by administrators, teachers, and students. The study described in this paper was undertaken to ascertain the nature, scope, and extent of unauthorized…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Compliance (Legal), Computer Software, Copyrights
Sanders, Wayne – 1991
This paper explores the rights of authors before publication of their works, if those works are to be published at all, and how these rights might yield to fair use of the works by other authors. Firstly, the paper examines the interests at stake of the three main groups involved: authors, the public, and people who wish to quote or closely…
Descriptors: Authors, Copyrights, Court Litigation, Freedom of Speech
McDonald, Dennis D.; Bush, Colleen G. – 1982
The six surveys on photocopying and publishing activity in America that are described in this report were conducted in 1981 to assess the effectiveness of the 1976 Copyright Act in balancing the rights of creators and the needs of users for copyrighted works. An indication of their statistical precision precedes detailed reports on each type of…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Interlibrary Loans, Libraries, Library Surveys
Chase, Mark E. – 1995
This study analyzes the copyright knowledge levels of media directors of selected higher education institutions. A questionnaire was mailed to 466 media professionals at higher educational institutions who were members of the Division of Educational Media Management in the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). The…
Descriptors: Administrators, Copyrights, Demography, Fair Use (Copyrights)
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Carter, Alex; Rezabek, Landra L. – International Journal of Instructional Media, 1993
Many educators are unaware of, or simply ignore the federal copyright guidelines in the 1976 Copyright Act. A logical avenue for raising levels of awareness of, and adherence to copyright laws is through teacher-education programs. This study examined the type, accuracy, and sources of information regarding copyright laws possessed by pre-service…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Federal Legislation, Guidelines, Information Sources
Wodarz, Nan – School Business Affairs, 2002
Reviews federal copyright laws protecting computer software and what school districts must do to be in compliance with the law. (PKP)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Computer Software, Copyrights, Elementary Secondary Education
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Heathington, K. W.; And Others – Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1986
A study of the income distribution permitted from patent and copyright policies of major U.S. research institutions revealed wide variation in distribution patterns and policies, within and between patent and copyright incomes, but little information about the impact of recent federal patent legislation. (MSE)
Descriptors: Copyrights, Economic Factors, Higher Education, Income
Henderson, Madeline M. – Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science, 1982
Discusses report titled "Libraries, Publishers, and Photocopying: Final Report of Surveys Conducted for the United States Copyright Office," by King Research, Inc. Six surveys of library photocopying in general, specific recording by an interlibrary request log, publishers, and library users as they use copying machines are described.…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Federal Legislation, Libraries, National Surveys
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