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Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators: Creative Strategies and Practical Solutions, Fourth Edition
Kenneth D. Crews
Item Number: 978-0-8389-1629-2
Publisher: ALA Editions
Price: $68.00
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304 pages
8.5" x 11"
ISBN-13: 9780838916292
Year Published: 2018
AP Categories: A, C, I

This title will be available Spring 2018. You may place an order and the item will be shipped when it becomes available.

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 will
  • learn 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; and
  • find 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.

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