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Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled

Historical Copyright Treaty Now Effective On 30 September 2016, the Marrakesh Treaty became effective. International Copyright Law June 2013 marked a milestone in international copyright law and in the role of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) with the finalization of […]

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Copyright Basics

Copyright is, literally, the “right to copy.”  Copyright is comprised of a bundle of rights, including: Reproducing (e.g., photographing, scanning into a computer) Performing in public (e.g., at

Copyright Law Myths and Facts: Test your Copyright Knowledge

Test your copyright knowledge with Copyright Quiz 3.0: Copyright Law Myths and Facts. When it comes to copyright law, there is much misinformation.  Test yourself to determine what you

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

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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