Copyright Act & Digital Millennium Act

Emerging Thrust Areas in Library and Information Science

By Pushplata Srivastava

In today's globalized and digital era, infringement of copyright is an important issue. The big question is how far copyright is transferable and to what extent can copyright be used for advancement and development of knowledge society, particularly with regards to library and information science. This book examines the issue of copyright infringement within India, as well as with international legal regimes, and includes the following coverage: Copyright: History and Development * Copyright Act 1957 * Duration and Infringement * Copyright Office and Copyright Board * Universal Copyright Act * Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) * International Copyright Act and Intellectual Property Right * World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO Treaty) * Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act (CTEA) * Technology Education and Copyright Harmonization Act (TEACH) * recent developments on part of India's government/society in this respect. The book will be useful to librarians, information scientists, academics, legal practitioners, business executives, and others. [Subject: Library and Information Science, Copyright Law]

Publication Date: 8/10/2015
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788170007531