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Re: [BKARTS] Copyright info. for book artists



I, too, would like to know about copyrighted images--such as clipart.  Does
anyone know of any free font/clipart sites?
Thanks
Jessie K.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Verheyen" <verheyen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2004 12:21 PM
Subject: Re: Copyright info. for book artists


> In print or not, if you buy a book you can rebind it, display it, and yes,
> sell it.
>
> >1. If I purchase an existing book (currently in print) and rebind it --
> >leaving the text and pages unchanged -- can it be displayed publicly,
and/or
> >sold?
>
> That depends. In the during the period you mention, the copyright was 28
> years, but had to be renewed. Few publications had their copyright
renewed,
> so it is likely that the article is now in the public domain. If in doubt
> ask the copyright holder(s), or have LC run a search.
>
> >2. In a similar vein, if I cut an article out of a magazine (post 1923 --
> >the magazine in question is from 1940) and use the actual article in an
> >artists book, is that a violation of copyright?
>
> Cornell University has a good site, and Peter Hirtle is rather well versed
> on the subject. The URL is <http://www.copyright.cornell.edu/cornell/>.
>
> >I know that US Copyright law is very involved, and yes, I should contact
a
> >copyright attorney, but at this stage I'm just looking for basic
information
> >and can't hire someone.  I've read the Code and judgments regarding
> >derivative works, etc., but I'm just not sure if these cases fall under
that
> >definition...  Has anyone had experience in these matters?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Ann Kingman
>
>
>
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