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Detailed Information for Seller's item number: B145
Nearer to the Dust -- copyright and the machine
Author: Gipe, George A
Publisher: The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore MD 1967, first edition; 290 pages, index

Good to very good overall, tan decorated cloth hardcover, no dustjacket; research laboratory exlibrary rubberstamp on titlepage, Foreword page, and textblock edges, pocket on front pastedown. The binding is tight and secure, pages are clean, unmarked

.. the whole concept of private property is being insidiously undermined by the theory that mass distribution of copyright material can be condoned by an elastic interpretation of 'fair se'..

Includes, The Telephone Pole, our national tree -- summary of the issues facing us regarding the unrestricted use of copyrighted material

Gutenberg's Folly -- history of copying and printing -- how the two differ

The Copier tolls for thee, cinderella -- The growth of copyright protection, national and international laws

Success is a four letter word -- the invention of xerography. How Xerox Corporation outdistances early rivals in the office copier field

Ici on Parle Xerox -- whom the new technology benefits. Description of copier usage by students and librarians

Fair Use is a many-splintered thing -- an examination of a much-abused concept concerning the use of copyrighted materials

Can Fifty Million Monkeys be Wrong -- is the book obsolete -- the world of information machines

The Plug-in Librarian -- Information explosion and mountains of trivia to be stored. Mechanization and computerization of libraries. Inter-library networks such as EDUCOM
A Government named Lenny --government spending on research and develppment; attempts at centralization of information; affects on authors and publishers, more

Soft, the Hardware Man cometh -- growth of computer industry in government and education

The Non-Boob Tube -- Educational television and problems re copyright therein

Jaywalkers in no-man's land -- views of various interested parties in the conflict between copyright and computerized storage, retrieval, and dissemination of information

Lenny Listens -- Hearings on proposed revisions of copyright law

All this and Vertical Integration too --Vertical integration of computer and publishing industries which will result from inadequate revision of copyright law. How this development will harm education

Pennies to collect Dimes -- Three major problems which revision of copyright laws would leave unsolved. Three alternative solutions -- copyright stamps, a tax on copying machines, and a statutory clearinghouse system

Price: US$10.00. Quantity available: 1.
 Appr.: | AUD 13.51 CAD 13.33 EUR 9.43 GBP 7.91 JPY 1000 MXN 167 ZAR 143 

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Nearer to the Dust copyright and the machine

Seller and Location:
PO Box 66
Torreon, New Mexico
87061 United States
Phone: 919-596-2497

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Seller's Terms of Sale:
We want your books to arrive in the same condition as when we packed them for you! So, we ship all books and journals in boxes, with plastic to protect against moisture and extra padding (bubblewrap, cardboard etc) to protect against books shifting during post office handling.

MasterCard ,Visa, AMEX accepted. Paypal, Checks (U.S. funds drawn on a U.S. bank) or Money Orders also welcome.

Books are returnable for a full refund if not as described, within 7 days after receipt; please contact us if you are unhappy with your purchase for any reason.

We will happily combine shipping on multiple books to one mailing address, to save you money. Libraries and institutions billed upon request. New Mexico residents will be charged appropriate sales tax.

All prices are in US dollars; books are generally shipped one to two business days after payment is processed. Sorry, no CODs

All books are subject to prior sale

TAX: New Mexico residents add 5.125% sales tax

PLEASE NOTE, there are only single copies of most books, although we do have some duplicates -- orders will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Checks or money orders mail to:, P. O. Box 66, Torreon, NM 87061 USA
For those paying by money order or check, books will be held as a courtesy for 7 days to allow your payment to reach us. Please include the inventory number and author or title so we may be sure you are getting the correct book!

Shipping is additional -- U.S. shipping, media mail or priority, includes delivery confirmation, insurance is included at no charge for orders over $50.00; buyers may request insurance at any time. Extra charges may be quoted for oversized, sets, or very heavy books. International shipping- Priority Airmail Flatrate Medium or Large Box as appropriate. Questions? Please e-mail us!

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