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5 Facts Librarians Must Know About Copyright Law

Librarians and information professionals are often seen as the gatekeepers to content. In that role, they also become interpreters of copyright law and licensing agreements. May I make one copy of an article from a licensed journal? Does fair use […]

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Applying Fair Use in Your Library

Fair Use in Your Library Almost every librarian or information professional will be responsible for applying fair use in his or her organization at some point. There is so

Test your copyright knowledge: International Copyright Law

Test your knowledge with Copyright Quiz 2.0: International Copyright Principles. True or False? 1. Copyright law is the same throughout the world. T F 2. The leading copyright convention is the

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Excuses for Not Obtaining Copyright Permission

8 Excuses for Not Getting Copyright Permission We have all heard excuses for not obtaining copyright permission prior to using a copyright-protected work. We may even have uttered some

What Canadian Librarians Need to Know About Foreign Copyright

Navigating the Copyright Globe In the pre-Internet days, global copyright management included photocopying an article in a Canadian office and mailing or faxing it to an office in London,

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