Copyright Information and Guidelines

This guide is designed as an introduction to the copyright information for Brookdale Community College Community. The primary focus of this guide is to provide basic information on the copyright and fair use laws. It also focuses on commonly asked questions about copyrighted materials for library reserve and classroom distribution. For additional information about these and other copyright topics, please click on the appropriate links below.

Copyright Laws   Fair Use  
General Information  Citation Guides  
Electronic Reserves: A Guide for Faculty  Print & Multimedia Reserves: A Guide for Faculty 
Materials on Copyright Information at Bankier Library  Materials on Distance Eduation at Bankier Library 


Copyright Laws

Fair Use

General Information

Citation Guides

Reference Materials on Copyright at Bankier Library

  • 101 questions about copyright law.
    by Andrew Alpern.
    Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 1999.
    KF2995.A528 1999


  • Commonsense copyright : a guide for educators and librarians.
    by R.S. Talab.
    Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 1999.
    Edition 2nd ed.
    KF2994.T39 1999


  • Copyright plain & simple / by Cheryl Besenjak. 
    Franklin Lakes, NJ : Career Press, c2001.
    2nd edition
    KF2995.B47 2001


  • Digital copyright : protecting intellectual property on the Internet … / Jessica Litman.
    by Jessica Littman
    Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2001.
    KF2994.T39 1999


  • Intellectual freedom manual / compiled by the Office for Intellectual Freedom of the American Library Association.
    by Office of Intellectual Freedom
    Chicago : American Library Association, 2002.
    6th ed.
    Z711.4.I57 2002


  • The library’s legal answer book / Mary Minow, Tomas A. Lipinski.
    by Mary Minow. 
    Chicago : American Library Association, 2003.
    KF4315.M56 2003


Reference Materials on Distance Education at Bankier Library

  • Building a working policy for distance education.
    Connie L. Dillon, Rosa Cintron, editors.
    San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 1997.
    LB2328.N473 no. 99