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Copyright Resources

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Ethical and Legal Considerations
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Annette Flanagin

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Copyright Resources

Additional information about copyright law may be obtained from several sources. For a detailed legal account, consult Perle and Williams on Publishing Law38 or Nimmer on Copyright39 (although these resources are expensive and may be best consulted via a library that has these in its holdings). Other useful texts include The Chicago Manual of Style chapter “Rights and Permissions”45 and Law of the Web: A Field Guide to Internet Publishing.42 Specific information, useful guides, and forms may be obtained free of charge from the US Copyright Office14,37,40,44,46,57,58:

  • US Copyright Office

  • Library of Congress

  • 101 Independence Ave SE

  • Washington, DC 20559-6000

  • Telephone: (202) 707-3000

  • www.copyright.gov

Additional useful information can also be obtained from the following:

  • Association of American Publishers (AAP)

  • 50 F St NW

  • Washington, DC 20001-1530

  • Telephone: (202) 247-3375

  • Fax: (202) 347-3690

  • www.publishers.org

  • Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP)

  • South House

  • The Street

  • Clapham, Worthing BN13 3UU, West Sussex, United Kingdom

  • Telephone: 44 1903 871 686

  • Fax: 44 1903 871 457

  • www.alpsp.org/default.htm

  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

  • 34, chemin des Colombettes

  • PO Box 18

  • CH-1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland

  • Telephone: 41 22 338 91 11

  • Fax: 41 22 733 54 28

  • www.wipo.int

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