As more and more colleges and universities establish copyright offices and/or assign the responsibilities of copyright education and advisory services to specific individuals within the institution, many times librarians, there is a paucity of resources available on how to manage that responsibility. Most works on copyright discuss the law and court cases interpreting the law but few address the situational application of it and the management and coordination of copyright efforts on a campus. Here is a complete, one-stop, guide to managing copyright at all levelscommunity college, college, and university. Complete chapters are devoted to:The university cultureThe role of a copyright officeHow to establish a copyright officeCopyright services for librariansCopyright services for facultyCopyright services for administrators and staffCopyright services for studentsWritten by the director of the University Copyright Office at Purdue University who holds both law and library science degrees, this is complete, authoritative guide is a must-purchase for every institution of higher education seeking to comply with the copyright law and thus avoid potential liability exposure.
Managing Copyright in Higher Education
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers