Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators : Creative Strategies and Practical Solutions, Paperback / softback Book

Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators : Creative Strategies and Practical Solutions Paperback / softback


Copyright law never sleeps, making it imperative to keep abreast of the latest developments.

Declared "an exemplary text that seals the standards for such books" (Managing Information), this newly revised and updated edition by respected copyright authority Crews offers timely insights and succinct guidance for LIS students, librarians, and educators alike.

Readers willlearn basic copyright definitions and key exceptions for education and library services;find information quickly with "key points" sidebars, legislative citations, and cross-references;understand the concept of fair use, with fresh interpretations of its many gray areas that will aid decision making;learn the current state of affairs regarding mass digitization, Creative Commons, classroom use and distance education, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and other important topics;receive guidance on setting up on a copyright service at a library, college, or university; andfind many helpful checklists for navigating copyright in various situations. This straightforward, easy-to-use guide provides the tools librarians and educators need to take control of their rights and responsibilities as copyright owners and users.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: American Library Association
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  • Category: Library & information sciences
  • ISBN: 9780838916292

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