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Owning and Using Scholarship: An IP Handbook for Teachers and Researchers

Owning and Using Scholarship: An IP Handbook for Teachers and Researchers

2014 e-book in PDF format

Table of Contents
  1. Technology and the Growing Problem of Intellectual Property in Academia
  2. What Is Intellectual Property Law and Who Owns Scholarly Work?
  3. Using Copyrighted Works in Scholarship
  4. Copyright Management and the Dissemination of Scholarship
  5. Beyond Copyright: Licensing and Technological Protection Measures
  6. Intellectual Property in a World without Borders
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