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LEGAL INFORMATION REFERENCES

Xlibris understands how important your work is to you. Learn how you can protect your work and avoid predicaments in the future by reading the following list of helpful legal references.

COPYRIGHT

www.copyright.com. This is the official website of the US Copyright office. It provides basic and advanced information regarding US copyright law, as well as a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_copyright_law. This article provides further insight on the US copyright law. Learn the history of copyrighting, scope of the copyright law, your exclusive rights, duration of the copyright law, and a lot more here.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright_Act_of_Canada. This article provides information on the Copyright Act of Canada.

DEFAMATION

http://www.expertlaw.com/library/personal_injury/defamation.html. This website defines defamation, slander, and libel in general context. It offers a range of related links and articles regarding the stated topics.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defamation. This article further explains defamation, slander, and libel.

PLAGIARISM

http://ezinearticles.com/?Plagiarism---How-to-Find-Out-if-Someone-is-Plagiarizing-Your-Work&id=925283. This article provides helpful information about plagiarism. It also provides and tips on how to check if someone else has plagiarized your work.

http://www.plagiarism.org/plag_article_plagiarism_faq.html. This website answers questions about plagiarism, such as: Are all public works copyrighted? What are the punishments for plagiarism? And a lot more.

FAIR USE

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_use. This article discusses the Fair Use Act, which allows a person to use copyrighted information for certain permissible reasons.

  • United States of America
  • United Kingdom
  • Australia
  • New Zealand

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