Chicago, IL : American Library Association, 2000.
v, 143 pages ; 25 cm
KF2995 .C74 2000
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: Background and acknowledgements Why is copyright important to you? Scope of copyright: What works are protected by copyright? Eligibility for copyright: what is an "original work of authorship"? Eligibility for copyright: What is "fixed in a tangible medium of expression"? What works are not protected by copyright? More works that cannot be copyrighted: U.S. government works Formalities and duration: Formalities of copyright: copyright notice and registration More about the formalities of copyright How long do copyrights last? duration question How long do copyrights last? Unpublished works Owners and rights: Who owns the copyright? General rule and some exceptions Who owns the copyright? Joint copyright ownership Who owns the copyright? Exceptions, assignment, and institutional policies Expanding rights of copyright owners Rights of the copyright owner: reproduction and distribution Rights of the copyright owner: Derivative works Rights of the copyright owner: Public performance and display Exceptions to the rights of owners Fair use: Fair use: What exactly is it? Learning about fair use: Start with the statute First two factors of fair use: Purpose of the use and nature of the copyright work Factors of fair use: Amount of work used and effect on the market Fair use in courts: Quoting from copyrighted works Fair use in courts: Photocopying for education Fair use in the courts: More about photocopying and reproduction for education Fair use and unpublished works Experimenting with fair use: Moving from print to the Internet Making sense of fair use: What about fair-use "guidelines"? Making sense of fair use: Fair use guidelines and one university's response Special exceptions: Displays and performances in distance learning Library copying: Statutory provision of its own Library copying: Copies to keep and copies to preserve Library copying: Copy machines in the library Looking ahead: Copyright and new technologies: Computer software Copyright and new technologies: World wide web Requesting permission from the copyright owner Liability for copyright infringement What is at stake in an infringement action? Acting in good faith Selected provisions from the U.S. copyright act Summary of the digital millennium copyright act Summary of the U.S. copyright office report on distance education Copyright notices for supervised library copying: Updated information for library services Checklist for fair use Supplemental reading list 1998-2000.