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Copyright Facts for Librarians

This post examines key copyright facts for librarians. As gatekeepers to content and information, librarians play a vital role in understanding and helping apply copyright law in their libraries and organizations. Although copyright law is not always straightforward, these copyright […]

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Copyright risk management as key to copyright compliance – a short checklist

Learning to manage one's copyright risks is never easy. Below are six steps you can take to manage your day-to-day copyright issues. Copyright literacy awareness and education are

What U.S. Librarians Need to Know About Foreign Copyright

U.S. librarians must know about national copyright laws as well as international copyright laws and licensing issues. While librarians are not always trained in their university education about

Applying Fair Use in Your Library

Fair Use in Your Library Since 2006, Lesley Ellen Harris has been writing a column, Info Rights, for Information Outlook, the publication of the Special Libraries Association (SLA). Each

Canadian versus U.S. Copyright Law

Sharing a border, the 49th parallel, you may think that the copyright laws in Canada and the U.S. are pretty much the same. Think again. The copyright laws

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