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An Argument for the Application of Copyright Law to Distance Education

American Journal of Distance Education Volume 13, Number 3, ISSN 0892-3647


Presents a legal analysis of the application of copyright law to distance education environments, particularly as it applies to Web-based instruction and the construction of electronic reserves, or virtual libraries. Explores the dangers of moving toward a schema of universal or compulsory licensing of information. Suggests several possible components that new "fair use" guidelines might include. (Contains 36 references.)(Author/AEF)


Lipinski, T.A. (1999). An Argument for the Application of Copyright Law to Distance Education. American Journal of Distance Education, 13(3), 7-21. Retrieved October 18, 2019 from .

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