All posts by Lesley Ellen Harris

U.S. Copyright Office

Orphan Works and Mass Digitization

U.S. Government Report on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization In June 2015, the U.S. Government issued a comprehensive report on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization. The report addresses two areas that may affect many users and many different types of […]

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Orphan Works in Canada

Orphan Works in Canada: Unlocatable Copyright Owners

Orphan Works in Canada Unlike the U.S. and many other countries, Canada has a mechanism in its Copyright Act to help obtain permission to use content in which the

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Copyright Questions & Answers

Welcome to the Copyright Questions & Answers page of this blog where you will find a wealth of questions with practical, brief responses to help you with your frequently

social media and copyright

Instagram and Copyright – What are the Terms of Use?

Instagram's Terms of Use Below I set out the copyright-related Terms of Use in Instagram. To start, I’ll note that these Terms of Use were last revised January 19, 2013.

Copyright Board of Canada: Royalties from Provincial and Territorial Governments

On 22 May 2015, the Copyright Board of Canada issued its decision relating to royalties to be paid by provincial and territorial governments for the copying of literary

Canadian copyright

Canada States its Intention to Join Marrakesh Treaty

The Canadian government announced its intention to accede to the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print

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Developing a copyright policy

Developing a Copyright Policy

Developing a Copyright Compliance Policy or Guidelines A copyright policy can serve a variety of functions, from determining who owns works created during employment, to explaining your licenses, to

Copyright education

Copyright Literacy and Translating Copyright to a Life Skill

What is Copyright Literacy? Literacy is defined as competence or knowledge in a specific area. Copyright literacy is more specific; it refers to important competencies and knowledge that include

Create a copyright policy or guidelines

Best Practices to Lower your Copyright Risks

6 Best Practices to Lower your Copyright Risks Whether you are in a for profit or nonprofit organization, there are key steps you can take to lower your copyright

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