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Copyright and Permissions: Digital Environment

Welcome! This guide provides information and resources on copyright law in Lebanon and internationally. The guide emphasizes on how copyright law relates to academic activities such as research, teaching, and publishing.

EU Copyright in the Digital Single Market

IFLA Statement 2018

There are several articles in the Directive that will have a direct impact on libraries in Europe: 

US Law and the Digital Environment

The TEACH Act is an expansion of the US Copyright Law that provides allowances for distance education programs. Its impacts include:

  • Allowing reasonable/limited portions of dramatic and audiovisual works to be posted for instruction;
  • Promoting direct links to e-resources, videos that include attribution, and streaming media;
  • Allowing scenes/portions of films to be uploaded for limited amount of time for instructional purposes.