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Sullivan, Robert C. – Microform Review, 1985
Focuses on significant developments of the recent past in acquisition and control of library microforms. Highlights include reference works essential to acquisition of microforms and microform equipment, microform utilization in libraries, bibliographic control, computer output microfilm (COM) and the Copyright Law, technological developments,…
Descriptors: Computer Output Microfilm, Copyrights, History, Library Acquisition
Mawdsley, Ralph D.; Permuth, Steven – NOLPE School Law Journal, 1981
A major problem area under the 1976 Copyright Act that needs clarification, if not revision, concerns the use of photocopied copyrighted materials in classrooms. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Copyrights, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Higher Education
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Stanek, Debra J. – Information Technology and Libraries, 1986
This paper expresses the opinion of American Library Association's legal counsel regarding library use of copyrighted videotapes and computer programs. Highlights include the Copyright Act, library and classroom lending, and in-library and in-classroom use of videotapes and computer programs. Twenty-eight sources are given. (EJS)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Computer Software, Copyrights, Elementary Secondary Education
Herrington, TyAnna K. – 1998
The backlash against public access to information, coupled with misinterpretations of the relationship between fair use and the First Amendment, not only threaten educators' ability to access information for educational purposes, but create roadblocks for the public's constitutionally supported right to participate in democratic dialogue. The…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Copyrights, Electronic Classrooms, Fair Use (Copyrights)
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Auer, J. Jeffery – Communication Education, 1981
Answers questions on basic applications in the field of speech communication of the Copyright Act of 1976. Defines copyright, explains what is and what is not copyrightable, details the procedure for copyright registration, and discusses "fair use" of copyrighted materials in classroom teaching, scholarly and commercial writing. (PD)
Descriptors: Authors, College Students, Copyrights, Faculty
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Journal of Law and Education, 1996
Educators today have access to technologies that provide both new information sources and new methods of copying, adapting, and transporting information into the classroom. The purpose of this article is to help educators properly interpret and apply copyright law to the use of video as an instructional tool. (38 footnotes) (MLF)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Copyrights, Court Litigation, Fair Use (Copyrights)
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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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Kilby, Pamela A. – Journal of College and University Law, 1995
The argument that universities have the right to exploit faculty work products as "works made for hire" is examined in light of recent Supreme Court cases on copyright law and the First Amendment. It is concluded that, despite the seemingly broad sweep of the work for hire provision, this provision of the Copyright Law cannot be…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, College Administration, College Faculty, Constitutional Law
Miller, Jerome K., Ed. – 1977
The nine papers in this collection discuss the educational issues raised by the 1976 Copyright Revision Act with special emphasis on conflicts between the rights of teachers and learners and the rights of creators. Topics covered include: (1) the history of copyright development in Europe and America, (2) the educational implications of the new…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Broadcast Industry, Copyrights, Ethics
Botterbusch, Hope Roland – 1996
With the many changes in technology since the Copyright Act was passed, following that law has become increasingly complex. Educators need to understand the law, and how to apply it in various situations. This fastback addresses some of the key issues of copyright law with particular attention to new technologies. After a brief history of the…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Change, Communications Satellites, Compliance (Legal)
Talab, Rosemary Sturdevant – School Library Media Quarterly, 1984
Discusses the responsibility of the school library media specialist with respect to microcomputer software acquisition and usage. Copyright and the library media center, copyright infringement, remedies, and protection, strategies that can be used in obtaining and disseminating quality software, and policy development are noted. Thirteen…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Copyrights, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation