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Crash Course in Copyright

An extensive introduction to copyright issues: Fair Use, how to get permissions, working with multimedia presentations, and digital works. Includes a series of presentations on copyright topics. "Rules of thumb" are within the University of Texas system context.


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Jon Drucker
Jon Drucker (Librarian)
11 years ago

Georgia Harper presented this in Phil Doty's Information Policy course I took in library school at UT-Austin in 1997. In this updated version she gives one of the best overviews of a topic that continues to baffle even experts in the field. I'd recommend this to any librarian who deals with copyright issues, even tangentally.  I briefly used this in an info literacy class when discussing citations, copyright, fair use, and plagiarism.

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