[A2k] "Copyright for Librarians - the essential handbook" launches

Susan Isiko Strba susan.isiko.strba at bluewin.ch
Sat Jan 26 03:59:21 PST 2013


Thanks Teresa

Congratulations! It's great resource book.

On 25/01/2013 15:47, Teresa Hackett wrote:
> *Apologies for cross-posting*
>
> http://www.eifl.net/news/cfl-essential-handbook-launches
>
> "Copyright for Librarians" (CFL) is an online open curriculum on
> copyright law that was developed jointly with Harvard’s Berkman Center
> for Internet and Society.
>
> Re-designed as a brand new textbook, "Copyright for Librarians: the
> essential handbook" can be used as a stand-alone resource or as a
> companion to the online version which contains additional links and
> references for students who wish to pursue any topic in greater depth.
>
> Delve into copyright theory, understand the public domain or explore
> enforcement. With a new index and a handy Glossary, the Handbook is
> concise reading for librarians who want to hone their skills in 2013,
> and for anyone learning about or teaching copyright law in the
> information field.
>
> “...What makes this volume so special – and so uniquely valuable – is
> that it puts reliable guidance in the framework of a broader analysis
> of copyright policy, focusing attention on the role that librarians
> can play. As the book makes clear, library patrons benefit from
> national laws that balance protection and access, and librarians can
> help assure that their own national legislation fits this description.
> This is a book that everyone concerned with the future of libraries
> everywhere will want to consult again and again in the years to come.”
> Peter Jaszi, Professor of Law, American University Law School
>
> Read the reviews, purchase online or download for free.
>
> Available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Polish,
> Romanian/Moldovan, Russian and different formats.
>
> http://www.eifl.net/copyright-for-librarians
>
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> www.eifl.net/copyright
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