Higher Education

Internet Surf and Turf-Revealed: The Essential Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Finding Media, 1st Edition

  • Barbara M. Waxer Santa Fe Community College
  • Marsha Baum University of New Mexico
  • ISBN-10: 1418860069  |  ISBN-13: 9781418860066
  • 184 Pages
  • © 2006 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $44.00

About

Overview

Make sure students understand whose turf they are on when they surf the Internet for media! This one-of-a kind book provides important, easy-to-understand information on copyright laws and the concept of fair use as they relate to Internet media. Students will also learn how to search for public domain media.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides students and graphic designers with essential information on copyright and fair use concepts as they relate to finding and using Internet media.
  • Helps students gain an understanding of these important issues using a clear, user-friendly, and relevant approach.
  • Makes a great add-on to any course, including: Computer Concepts, Graphic Design, Web Design, Internet concepts, Microsoft Office, and more.
  • Gives students helpful information and step-by-step lessons on finding a variety of media on the Internet, including sound files, images, video, and more.
  • Provides a Student Online Companion with links to and descriptions of the best Internet sites that provide public domain images and media.

Table of Contents

1. Understanding Copyright
2. Understanding Infringement and Fair Use
3. Searching the Internet
4. Finding and Acquiring Images and Media

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Graphic Designers Digital Toolkit bundled with Internet Surf and Turf  (ISBN-10: 142839544X | ISBN-13: 9781428395442)

List Price = $219.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $164.96

Student Supplements

Graphic Designers Digital Toolkit bundled with Internet Surf and Turf  (ISBN-10: 142839544X | ISBN-13: 9781428395442)

List Price = $219.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $164.96

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Barbara M. Waxer

In addition to writing popular textbooks on Microsoft® and Adobe®, Barbara Waxer teaches Copyright and Digital Media at Santa Fe Community College. Her text INTERNET SURF AND TURF: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO COPYRIGHT, FAIR USE AND FINDING MEDIA won the 2006 Texty Award, presented by the Text and Academic Authors Association, as well as the New England Book Show Award in the College Category.

Marsha Baum

Professor of Law Marsha L. Baum teaches intellectual property courses including Copyright Law and Information Technology and the Law at the University of New Mexico. She has been in academia for over 20 years and has taught intellectual property in law schools and other settings for over a decade.