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Books & Periodicals

Books & Periodicals Quiz

Question 1

TRUE OR FALSE:

A student wants to use a picture in a report from a book that does not have a copyright notice. If neither the picture nor the book has a copyright notice, it is not copyrighted and the material may be used freely.

 

Question 2

TRUE OR FALSE:

A professor may photocopy (or ask to have photocopied) a single copy of a chapter from a library book in preparation for teaching.

 

Question 3 

TRUE OR FALSE:

A professor may photocopy a single article from a journal to distribute to a class.

 

Question 4

TRUE OR FALSE:

A professor may photocopy a single page from various workbooks to create a course pack to distribute to a class.

 

Question 5

TRUE OR FALSE:

A dean or chairperson reads an article appropriate to a staff development concept. He asks a secretary to make copies for the entire department faculty and place them in their mailboxes. This is a "fair use" of copyrighted material.

 

Question 6

TRUE OR FALSE:

A professor sees a chart in a magazine that will fit nicely into her class next semester. She makes a copy and puts it in a file. Next semester, she distributes a copy of the chart to her classes and continues to do so each semester. It is a "fair use" to do this without asking permission from the copyright holder.

 

Question 7

TRUE OR FALSE:

A professor of English photocopies a complete Shakespearian play that appears in a copyrighted work, The Norton Anthology of English Literature, and distributes the copies to a class. This is a "fair use" of copyrighted material.

 

Question 8

TRUE OR FALSE:

A professor wishes to copy the complete text of a library book which is out of print that she needs for research. It is a "fair use" of copyrighted material for the professor to copy the complete book for her files.

 

Question 9

TRUE OR FALSE:

The professor in Question 8 may photocopy the out-of-print book and place the copy on reserve in the library.

 

Question10 

TRUE OR FALSE:

A professor makes three photocopies of an entire textbook which is still in print that he considers too expensive and places the copies on reserve in the library. This would be considered a "fair use."

 

Question11

TRUE OR FALSE:

Students may make a single photocopy of any material they need to do their schoolwork, or for their own personal research.

 

Question12

TRUE OR FALSE:

An entire issue of a journal deals with a subject that a professor is researching. The professor asks the library to obtain photocopies of every article in the journal. This would be permissible under "fair use" guidelines.

 

Question13

TRUE OR FALSE:

Some printed materials are marked "All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without permission." A professor photocopies a short essay from this book to distribute to his classes. This would be permissible under "fair use" guidelines.

 

Question14 

TRUE OR FALSE:

An art professor photocopies and makes slides of a number of reproductions of artwork in a book on 20th-century American painting and sculpture. She plans to show the slides to students enrolled in a class. This would be considered a "fair use" of copyrighted material.

 

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