The Association for Recorded Sound Collections and the Movement to Reform Copyright in the United States
Abstract:Archivists and scholars have long felt that US copyright law has become so expansive as to actually impede preservation of and access to historical recordings. In recent years scholarly organizations and others have begun to fight back against this trend. This article describes the general outline of US copyright law regarding recordings, and what is being done to bring about a better balance between the legitimate needs of rights holders and users.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 2012