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WVIZ-TV, Cleveland, OH. – 1987
Designed to assist Ohio educators with the responsibility of complying with the Copyright Revision Act of 1976, this handbook is intended to be used as a tool by library media personnel working in concert with school boards and local administrators to determine policies and procedures for compliance. Discussions include the following topics: (1) a…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Computer Software, Copyrights, Elementary Secondary Education
Merriam, Elizabeth B.; And Others – 1986
Intended to help librarians, library media specialists, administrators, and educators better understand the ramifications of the copyright law, Public Law 94-553, this document asks and answers some of the basic questions concerning compliance with the law. Topics covered include definition of the copyright law; scope of copyright protection;…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Computer Software, Copyrights, Federal Legislation
Finkel, LeRoy – Computing Teacher, 1985
This digest presents a reprint of an article which addresses the issue of the rights of computer software owners to duplicate materials. A conservative approach to software copyright is taken which looks to how the law will likely be interpreted, rather than waiting for the definitive decision by a court. Three major issues involved with software…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computers, Copyrights, Policy
Helm, Virginia – 1984
The two interconnected problems of educational quality and piracy are described and analyzed in this book, which begins with an investigation of the accusations regarding the alleged dismal quality of educational software. The reality behind accusations of rampant piracy and the effect of piracy on the quality of educational software is examined…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Copyrights, Courseware, Guidelines
Butler, Meredith A. – Drexel Library Quarterly, 1984
Reviews attempts to revise present copyright law to resolve areas of conflict concerning fair use, place of consumer of copyrighted works, and control of misuse of technology. Highlights include the Register's Report and its effect, American Library Association's response, publishing industry recommendations, Copyright Office recommendations, and…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Court Litigation, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation
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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