CommComm posted on August 5, 2011 18:21

With new media and new digital platforms come new issues (and a conundrum or two) surrounding copyright use. We take for granted that we're "entitled" to use whatever knowledge we can get our hands on. But do ever think twice about this privilege? Here are some well-defined myths that challenge how we facilitate the authorship of others. What are the rights we do and don't have. 

 

 http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2011/08/02/essay_calls_on_academics_to_use_their_fair_use_rights

 

And here's another article that points out how fair use, or perhaps lack thereof, impacts the medical profession. There appear to be similarities  with regards to----shall we call it---intellectual abuse.

http://kraftylibrarian.com/?p=1309

 

Alonzo LaMont

 


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