Copyright crash course

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This is a Power point presentation where it explains in depth about Copyright Law. It discusses how copyright can affect the creators and the reason consumers should ask for permission to use the creator's work.

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  • 1. Copyright
    Copyright Crash Coursewritten for the University of Texas by Georgia K. Harper
    Building on others creative expressions!

2. The public domain and orphan works
copyright law and policy atMass Digitization ~ changing copyright law and policy
According to Harper

  • Mass digitization of library collections is revealing a treasure trove of heretofore obscured works, works in the public domain that can be shared broadly with the public, and orphan works, those still protected, but whose copyright owners are unknown, unable to be located, or unresponsive. The potential these works hold puts pressure on copyright law and policy to adapt more quickly to new possibilities in a digital networked environment.