Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization (TEACH) Act of 2002: An amendment to the copyright law that updated sections 110 and 112 to allow for the public performance and display of copyrighted work in digital forms and to be transferred through digital networks for teaching purposes at accredited non-profit, education institutions. (1)
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The following sources were used in compiling the Glossary. The number appearing next to the term corresponds to the source used for that term.
1: Russell, Carrie. Complete Copyright: And Everyday Guide for Librarians. Chicago: American Library Association, 2004.
2: Canadian Intellectual Property Office. “A Guide to Copyright: Glossary.” Canadian Intellectual Property Office. http://strategis.ic.gc.ca/sc_mrksv/cipo/cp/copy_gd_gloss-e.html
3: United States Copyright Office website. http://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap1.html#101
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