Book Review: Managing Copyright in Higher Education: A Guidebook

Elsie Rodgers Halliday Okobi
2015 Library resources & technical services  
The author of Managing Copyright in Higher Education is uniquely qualified to tackle this topic. With a Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) degree from Suffolk University Law School in Boston and a Master of Library Science (MLS) degree from University of Maryland College Park, Ms. Ferullo is the Director of the University Copyright Office at Purdue University, where she advises the University on copyright compliance issues. This book demonstrates Ms. Ferullo's mastery of the legal and library science
more » ... aspects of copyright; the book's organization also shows her extensive knowledge of her audience and their copyright information needs. The text begins with an "introduction to intellectual property" and "copyright basics;" "the university culture;" followed by chapters on the role and establishment of a copyright office within the university; and concludes with chapters focusing on copyright services to librarians, faculty, administration and staff, and students. The organization of the book provides a logical progression of copyright issues in higher education in a straightforward style that can be readily understood by the novice and appreciated by the expert.
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