Copyright for Schools: A Practical Guide, 4th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1586832085
  • ISBN-13: 9781586832087
  • DDC: 346.7304
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 223 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released July 2005
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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In straightforward language and concrete examples, this resource explains why copyright matters and how it works. "Copyright Catechism" is a new feature and includes frequently-asked questions from educators nationwide. Includes a reproducible brochure to share with teachers and administrators.

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  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1586831925 | ISBN-13: 9781586831929

Table of Contents

Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Table of Figures.
Introduction to the 4th Edition.
1: The Law.
2: Public Domain.
3: Fair Use.
4: Print Materials in Schools.
5: Audiovisual Materials in Schools.
6: Music Materials in Schools (Print and Recorded).
7: Multimedia in Schools.
8: Distance Learning in Schools.
9: Internet in Schools.
10: Computer Software in Schools.
11: School Library Exemptions.
12: Permissions.
13: Managing Copyright in Schools.
14: Copyright and Administrators.
15: Copyright Policies.
Copyright Compliance Agreement.
Copyright Do's and Don'ts for Schools.
Copyright for Kids.
Useful Sources of Information.
Copyright Warning Notices.
Sample Copyright Policy.
Release Form.
Copyright and Plagiarism Guidelines for Students.
Significant Copyright Law Section References.
Bibliography of Selected Works on Copyright.
Important Internet Links for Copyright Information.
Sources of Audiovisual Works With Public Performance Rights.
Database of Copyright Actions Against Schools.
Copyright Questions and Answers: A Reproducible Brochure.
Copyright Infringement Reporting Form.