Copyright Law and Mass Digitization

21 de octubre de 2008   | Vistas: 399 |  

About this video

Georgia Harper, scholarly communications advisor for the University of Texas Libraries in Austin, discusses copyright law in the United States and Guatemala and the significance of digitizing published works for the preservation of history and culture. She explains that current copyright laws have limitations regarding works with unclear property status only allowing digitization in cases of works in the public domain. Throughout her presentation Harper offers several recommendations for reducing legal risks when using orphan works.



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Copyright Law and Mass Digitization
Georgia Harper

Student Center Building, CE-200
Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Guatemala, October 21, 2008

A New Media - UFM. Production. Guatemala, October 2008
Camera: Manuel Alvarez, Jorge Samayoa; digital editing: Alexander Arauz; index and synopsis: Christiaan Ketelaar; content revisers: Daphne Ortiz, Rebeca Zuñiga; publication: Mario Pivaral / Carlos Petz


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Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

Universidad Francisco Marroquín