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Copyright & Fair Use

Your guide to understanding copyright and fair use

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Crews, K. D. (2011). Copyright law for librarians and educators. Chicago, IL: American Library Association.


Gillespie, T. (2007). Wired shut: Copyright and the shape of digital culture. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.


Hirtle, P. (2009). Copyright and cultural institutions: Guidelines for digitization for U.S. libraries, archives, and museums. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Library.


Hyde, L. (2010). Common as air: Revolution, art, and ownership. New York: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux.


Lessig, L. (2004). Free culture: How big media uses technology and the law to lock down culture and control creativity. New York: Penguin.


Perelman, M. (2004). Steal this idea: Intellectual property rights and the corporate confiscation of creativity. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave MacMillan.

Vaidhyanathan, S. (2001). Copyrights and copywrongs: The rise of intellectual property and how it threatens creativity. New York: NYU Press.