Chip Taylor Communications

Subject: Law

The Copyright Compliance Series

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5. Copyright and the Library, Media Center and AV Department

05. Copyright and the Library, Media Center & AV Department

Public librarians, school librarians and media specialists are often in charge of acquiring, cataloging, and maintaining audio-visual material, such as DVDs, videos, digital files, audio-tapes, CDs, MP3 files, photographs, and software programs, and also are expected to be knowledgeable about the rules of copyright. Host Jeannine Edwards explains how attorney Arnie Lutzker has had a long history of working closely with librarians, media specialists and audio-visual directors and in this program draws upon that experience to share up-to-date concepts and guidelines with these professionals who work on the front lines of copyright compliance. Here Arnie addresses Copyright Term; the Public Domain; the Sony Bono Copyright Term Extension Act; "Eldred v. Ashcroft"; Copyright Law: Section 108, The Library Exemption Update; Guidelines to follow for Unpublished and Published Works; Copyright Law: Section 109, The First Sale Doctrine; the Digital First Sale Doctrine; the Public Lending Right, Inter-Library Loan and Union Catalogs; Researching Copyright Ownership; Orphan Works. 06/09DE SCA 35 min.

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