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Wagner, Eileen N. – Academe, 1992
The Classroom Guidelines for the Copyright Act of 1976, meant to help educators in photocopying, have been widely ignored. Educators who continue to produce and distribute custom-made anthologies are inviting publisher litigation. However, the guidelines could be renegotiated to benefit both educators and publishers. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Copyrights, Court Litigation, Federal Legislation
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Marshall, Nancy H. – Library Trends, 1983
Discusses five-year review of the issue of library reproduction of copyrighted works mandated by Section 108(i) of Copyright Act of 1976. Highlights include preparation for Register's report (advisory committee, hearings, King Research report, librarian/copyright proprietor meetings); findings; and recommendations (voluntary agreements and…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Copyrights, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation
Toohey, Daniel – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1984
Discussion of the issue of copyright regulation highlights 1909 statute, 1976 Copyright Act, those affected by copyright, "Betamax" case, and responsibility of Congress in copyright regulation. Creation of federal administrative agency to design standards for application of fair copyright principles through regulation and adjudication is…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Court Litigation, Federal Government, Federal Legislation
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Gasaway, Laura N. – Special Libraries, 1983
Focusing on nonprint materials, this article includes a general overview of copyright and detailed analyses of particular problems relating to computer programs, databases, and electronic publishing. Unique copyright aspects for each of these formats are analyzed and explained. Ninety-four references are included. (EJS)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Computer Programs, Copyrights, Databases
Marshall, Nancy – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1983
This article, written before report to Congress by Register of Copyrights was issued, examines whether balancing of rights of creators and needs of users has been accomplished by Copyright Revision Act of 1976, and reviews key issues in dispute between librarians and publishers over use of copyrighted materials in libraries. (EJS)
Descriptors: Copyrights, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Libraries
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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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Horowitz, Irving Louis; Curtis, Mary E. – Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 1984
Examines ramifications of legislative recognition of concept of fair use in Copyright Act of 1976 and argues that elimination of fair use doctrine, coupled with increase in technological approaches to reporting of secondary use of copyrighted material, will benefit authors, publishers, and librarians alike. Fifteen references are cited. (EJS)
Descriptors: Authors, Copyrights, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation
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Gasaway, Laura N. – Special Libraries, 1983
Focuses on copyright problems associated with the duplication of audiovisual and nonprint materials, giving specific attention to illustrations, photographs, drawings and maps, slides and transparencies, audiotapes and phonorecords, films and filmstrips, videotapes and videodiscs, and audiovisual packages. A 104-item bibliography is included. (EJS)
Descriptors: Copyrights, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Library Materials
McCarthy, Martha – American School Board Journal, 1984
School boards can formulate policies concerning the reproduction and use of copyrighted materials based on recent court interpretations of the following general factors in "fair use" exemption: reasons for copying, nature of reproduced material, amount of work as a whole copied, and effect of copying on potential market for copyrighted…
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Copyrights, Educational Administration, Educational Technology
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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
Fossey, Richard; And Others – West's Education Law Quarterly, 1996
More and more college professors are constructing their own "anthologies," photocopied compilations of recent articles and book excerpts, that are used as textbook substitutes. Addresses the impact of copyright law on the creation and distribution of customized college-course anthologies. (39 footnotes) (MLF)
Descriptors: Anthologies, Copyrights, Court Litigation, Federal Courts
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Constant, Beth A. – Journal of Law and Education, 2000
Gives a historical overview of copyright law and discusses the Copyright Act provisions dealing with fair use. Discusses fair-use issues in the preparation of university coursepacks, and new advances in copyright legislation to accommodate advancing technology. Advises educators to exercise caution in creating multimedia until further fair-use…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Downloading, Fair Use (Copyrights), Higher Education
Zirkel, Perry A. – Teacher Magazine, 1990
The broad range of copyright issues educators face in the classroom are discussed. The discussion focuses on the fair use provision of the 1976 Copyright Act as it applies to the reproduction of print, software, and video materials. (SM)
Descriptors: Accountability, Computer Software, Elementary Secondary Education, Fair Use (Copyrights)
Ebbinghouse, Carol – Searcher, 1995
Reviews developments in the Texaco v. American Geophysical Union copyright case that involves photocopying scientific journal articles for researchers. Highlights include the Copyright Clearance Center role; fair use; purpose of the use, i.e., commercial or nonprofit; the nature of the copyrighted work; amount copied; and effect on the potential…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Court Litigation, Fair Use (Copyrights), Legal Problems
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Dratler, Jay, Jr. – Journal of Law and Education, 1990
Argues for a balance of copyright incentives more favorable to education: (1) introduces the dilemma of choice between infringing others' copyrights and observing legal procedure; (2) discusses Congress's accommodation of education under the Copyright Act of 1976; (3) describes a legislative solution; and (4) suggests statutory language for an…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Copyrights, Court Litigation, Federal Courts
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