Copyright Questions and Answers for Information by Laura Gasaway,Laura N. Gasaway

By Laura Gasaway,Laura N. Gasaway

Copyright legislations is a serious factor for authors, librarians, publishers, and knowledge proprietors. it's also a posh zone, with many colors of grey. Librarians regularly have to search solutions to questions starting from the replica of copyrighted works for library clients, in the course of the functionality of audiovisual works, to the digitization and show of safe works on library web pages. This ebook offers up-to-date models of the author”s copyright columns released in opposed to the Grain, the prime magazine in acquisitions librarianship because the past due Nineteen Nineties. it's the first quantity within the sequence Charleston Insights in Library, Archival, and data Sciences. the purpose of the Charleston Insights sequence is to target very important issues in library and knowledge technological know-how, featuring the problems in a comparatively jargon-free method that's obtainable to every kind of knowledge execs, together with librarians, publishers, and owners, and this objective shapes the pragmatic and obtainable tone of the book.

The quantity is gifted in question-and-answer structure. The questions are actual, submitted via librarians, educators, and different info pros who've attended the author”s copyright legislations workshops and shows or submitted them to her through electronic mail or mobilephone. the writer has chosen the questions and solutions that experience basic applicability. She has then prepared them into logical chapters, each one prefaced via a quick creation to the subject. since it is written in an obtainable and transparent variety, readers probably want to overview the total paintings or they could simply entry specific chapters or maybe particular questions as they wish them. the quantity comprises an index to facilitate reference use.

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