Copyright Essentials for Librarians and Educators by Kenneth D. CrewsFor those professionals in the business of serving up information to the public, the evolving digital age presents new and complicated challenges. As new formats and delivery methods make duplication and transfer of information so easy, librarians and educators must make informed and legal decisions about how they will protect copyright.
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The Copyright Primer for Librarians and Educators (eBook) by Janis H. Bruwelheide"Copyright is a vast area with shades of gray and lots of interpretation. This work helps to overcome some of the confusion...Extremely readable, this is an excellent resource...(A)n overview of various aspects of copyright law, such as fair use, library copying...off-air taping...electronic environments, computer software, multimedia and distance education...each overview is followed by questions and answers which offer further explanation. It includes appendixes on requesting permission, developing policy, selected court cases, resources and addresses, sources on the Internet, intellectual property, electronic fair use and Sections 106-110 of the Copyright Law". -- Emergency Librarian
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Getting Permission: How to License & Clear Copyrighted Materials Online & Off (eBook) by Richard W. StimWhether creating a web site, an anthology, or materials for a class, artists and educators of every stripe need to copyright. No, this doesnt mean pulling an all-nighter at Copy Hut. People who plan to use any copyrighted material for their own purposes need to get permission first from the owners of that work. If they dont, they could find themselves face to face with a lawsuit.Getting Permission, written by intellectual property expert Attorney Rich Stim, tackles the permissions process head on, explaining when authorization for the use of copyrighted materials is needed. It shines the light on who to ask for permission, as well as whenand how muchto expect to pay for permission. Comprehensive and easy to read, the book covers:· the permissions processincluding authorization to use text, photographs, artwork and music· the public domain· copyright research· fair use· academic permissions· the elements of a license and merchandise agreement· the use of a trademark or fictional character· and much more.This cutting-edge book, the only one on the market to cover web site permission, includes agreements for acquiring authorization to use text, photographs, artwork and music. It also provides information for web site owners, such as hyper-linking agreements and Internet research suggestions. A must for the new millennium, Getting Permission will help readers obtain rights, permissions and clearanceand stay out of legal hot water.All agreements included as tear-outs and on disk.
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The OWL (Online Writing Lab) from Purdue University offers online handouts covering writing, research, grammar, and MLA and APA style.