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Fair Use of Existing Books

Lea Shaver

in Ending Book Hunger: Access to Print Across Barriers of Class and Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300226003
eISBN:
9780300249316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226003.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter analyzes the nuances of the copyright law book, such as translating a book into another language for academic use, adapting a famous book to make it more multicultural, or cheaply ... More


Book Hunger

Lea Shaver

in Ending Book Hunger: Access to Print Across Barriers of Class and Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300226003
eISBN:
9780300249316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226003.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter begins by describing the economic crises in Africa, which sparked desperate shortages of food and many other goods, including books. It was in this context that the continent was first ... More


Choosing Open Licenses

Lea Shaver

in Ending Book Hunger: Access to Print Across Barriers of Class and Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300226003
eISBN:
9780300249316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226003.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter focuses on Creative Commons licensing, which has a vital role to play in tackling book hunger. Open-access books facilitate costless sharing and adaptation to diverse needs, especially ... More


Making Books Affordable

Lea Shaver

in Ending Book Hunger: Access to Print Across Barriers of Class and Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300226003
eISBN:
9780300249316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226003.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter talks about country music star Dolly Parton, who is also a poet at heart. She is an avid reader, with an extensive book collection. As a child growing up in Appalachia, however, Dolly ... More


Going Digital

Lea Shaver

in Ending Book Hunger: Access to Print Across Barriers of Class and Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300226003
eISBN:
9780300249316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226003.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter talks about how internet-capable technologies are rapidly becoming universal even in the developing world. The number of people using mobile phones and tablets to access the Internet ... More


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