Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
Copyright - Be in the Know!
Posted On: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 13:31 by Erica Brody
Why should you care about copyright?
As a future author, you may want to protect your work so that you're recognized for materials you have created and do not lose control of them. For some things you may not care, but as your career grows you will want recognition for the book, video, or journal article that you've created. Think about how you would feel if someone or some corporation took your work, mass distributed it, and you got no credit, or in some cases, no royalties for what you wrote or produced?MORE
Categories: Resource Updates
Copyright: Best Practices
Posted On: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 23:21 by Beverly Murphy
The Library has created a new guide to help students and others cope with the complexities of the digital world. The Copyright for Students Guide provides best practices for avoiding copyright law violations, an overview of copyright basics, policies regarding file sharing, tips for using electronic resources, and information on the rights of authors.
This guide can also be used by faculty and staff who are wondering about copyright issues as they use electronic resources and want to share them with others.
Our more general Copyright Guide provides detailed information for educators and others who want to use copyrighted...MORE