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Seaman, Scott – Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Information Supply, 1996
Examines sections of the Copyright Act of 1976 in relation to the electronic distribution of reserve readings and fair use in academic libraries. It concludes that copyright dramatically limits the conditions under which fair use may be applied in a simultaneous-user system displaying readings off-site. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Copyrights, Document Delivery, Electronic Text
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Trosow, Samuel E. – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2001
Discusses copyright issues in distributing educational reading materials in higher education; describes two federal court cases involving for-profit, commercial entities; considers a hypothetical copyright infringement action against a noncommercial copier; and suggests measures an educational institution might adopt to protect its interest in…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Business, Copyrights, Court Litigation