Computers in Libraries

Cover Image• VOLUME 22, NUMBER 5 — MAY 2002 •
Computers in Libraries
Complete Coverage of Library Information Technology

This Month: Copyright and Fair Use

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The Delicate Dance of Database Licenses, Copyright, and Fair Use[Full Text]
Several courts have recently decided that electronic resources have different copyright rules than print, making librarians wonder, Is fair use doomed to fall? This author explains how other sections of U.S. Code, which librarians use routinely, might also be tripped up.
by George H. Pike
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Adventures in Understanding the Jungle of Copyright Laws
Trying to understand today's laws on copyright, fair use, and infringement can be as frightening and as perilous as working your way through a dense jungle. But this resourceful article provides you with plenty of tools to help you cut through the rhetoric.
by Laura Walth
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Digital Copyright: A Tale of Domestic Discord, Presented in Three Acts [Full Text]
Written in the friendly form of a play, this feature will gently bring you up-to-speed on just what DMCA and UCITA really mean, and how they apply to your day-to-day work.
by Kathleen Amen, Trish Keogh, and Necia Wolff
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Electronic Copyright in a Shrinking World
With electronic media, it's easier than ever to share and find information—legally or otherwise. These authors describe what's being done to bring users into compliance, and to bring international laws closer together.
by Cristine Martins and Sophia Martins
Page 28
The View from the Top Left Corner
E-Rate: It's Not Paranoia If They're Really Out to Get You
by Michael Schuyler
Page 32
Digital Librarianship
Digital Copyright and 'Copywrong'
by Péter Jacsó
Page 35
Techman's TechPage
Copyright's (Not So) Little Cousin, Plagiarism
by D. Scott Brandt
Page 39
Online Treasures
The Laws, They Are a-Changin'
by Janet L. Balas
Page 42
Editor's Notes
Pondering Fair Use [Full Text]
by Kathy Dempsey 
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Newsline[Full Text] Page 8
Newsline Reports
CIL 2002's Message: Technologies Are Advancing and Blending
by Elisabeth Winter and Kathy Dempsey
Page 10
People & Places Page 46
How to Contribute to CIL 2002[Full Text] Page 62
Index to Advertisers Page 63
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