Copyright

 
 
 

Dear Elizabeth—Re: Your Work ...

The email began as many do, with a generous supply of kind words about the research published at my personal website. Then came the paragraph that laid out the actual reason for writing ...

Correspondence: Privacy? Confidentiality? Ownership?

John and June are colleagues in a professional field but work independently of each other. John writes or emails June, asking her thoughts on a matter. June responds. John then publishes June’s response on the Internet. Is there a problem?

A Problem with a 1-Word Solution

8 September 2014
In our research, we find The Perfect Stuff to incorporate into our lecture, a classroom module, or a piece of writing we plan to circulate or publish. Can we do so legally? Of course! say some. Your purpose is educational. That means it falls under the Fair Use principle of U.S. Copyright Law, which explicitly tells us ...

Reusing Archival Materials—Microfilmed, Digitized, or Original

20 January 2014
Copyright, licensing, and how-to-credit issues have been a hot topic recently. Any time we use material held by archives, it’s wise to be proactive: Ask the repository about its policy for the reuse or publication of their materials. Some . . .