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McGrail, Ewa; McGrail, J. Patrick – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2010
Understanding the tenets of copyright in general, and in particular, in online communication and publishing with Web 2.0 tools, has become an important part of literacy in today's Information Age, as well as a cornerstone of free speech and responsible citizenship for the future. Young content creators must be educated about copyright law, their…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Copyrights, Communications, College Instruction
McKay, Glen – 1995
The existing Copyright Act of 1976 makes it virtually impossible for distance educators to transmit audio-visual or non-dramatic, literary works to students through any medium which may be received by the general public. It is a law that perhaps unintentionally discriminates against distance learning students. Certain revisions of the law are…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Uses in Education, Copyrights, Distance Education
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Schockmel, Richard B. – Journal of Academic Librarianship, 1996
Discusses copyright law and its effect on libraries' ability to provide equal and timely access to information. Highlights include fair use, publishers' revenue-based approach to copyright, copying guidelines for librarians, copyright use fees and the cost of access, and a hypothetical index of copyright access fees for journal articles. Contains…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Copyrights, Costs, Fair Use (Copyrights)
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Anderson, Patricia E. – Catholic Library World, 1984
This discussion of the 1976 Copyright Law highlights the librarian's responsibility, guidelines for interlibrary loan copying published by National Commission on New Technological Uses of Copyrighted Works (CONTU) and the American Library Association Interlibrary Loan Committee, and nonprint materials and copyright. Thirteen references and an…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Guidelines
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Dalziel, Chris – TechTrends, 1995
Discusses fair use guidelines based on the Copyright Act of 1976 and their applications to distance education issues. Topics include concerns of users and publishers, copyright permission that is needed for distance education and not for traditional instruction, multimedia fair use guidelines, and licensing systems. (LRW)
Descriptors: Conventional Instruction, Copyrights, Distance Education, Fair Use (Copyrights)
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Harer, John B.; Huber, C. Edward – College and Research Libraries, 1982
Discusses the lack of consensus among library administrators concerning the intent of the Copyright Act of 1976 with respect to photocopying of materials for use by academic library reserve rooms, and reports on the results of a survey of 37 Virginia academic libraries concerning their reserve room photocopying practices. (JL)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Copyrights, Federal Legislation, Guidelines