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Multcolib Research Picks: Music Copyright and Publishing

Music Business Handbook and Career Guide
Music Business Handbook and Career Guide By Baskerville, David (Book - 2013 ) 780.2373 B315m 2013 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Core fundamentals of the music business, and state of the art in the 21st century, written for musicians.

Marketing and Merchandising for Musicians
Marketing and Merchandising for Musicians By Safir, Robert (Book - 2013 ) 780.688 S1288m 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:Practical, easy to understand book about marketing to promote your music.

The Creative Artist's Legal Guide
The Creative Artist's Legal Guide Copyright, Trademark, and Contracts in Film and Digital Media Production By Seiter, William J. (Book - 2012 ) 346.730482 S4625c 2012 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:This book is written for anyone interested in learning about copyright protection for creative works. Chapters cover copyright, trademarks, and contracts, in clear language directed to entrepreneurs.

Music Copyright Law
Music Copyright Law By Moser, David J. (Book - 2012 ) 346.730482 M899m 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:This book includes a useful section titled "How Does Copyright Apply to the Internet" that explains music reproduction and performance rights.

The Art of Music Publishing
The Art of Music Publishing An Entrepreneurial Guide to Publishing and Copyright for the Music, Film and Media Industries By Gammons, Helen (Book - 2011 ) 780.23 G193a 2011 Available in some locations
Creative License
Creative License The Law and Culture of Digital Sampling By McLeod, Kembrew (Book - 2011 ) 346.730482 M1654c 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Intellectual property rights for music sampling, licensing and fair use. This book offers musicians a foundation for understanding digital sampling and licensing through examples of legal cases from the music industry.

Getting Permission
Getting Permission How to License & Clear Copyrighted Materials Online & Off By Stim, Richard (Book Plus CD - 2010 ) 346.730482 S858g 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:How to obtain consent from a copyright owner to use the owner's creative material and create a licensing agreement. Includes a CD-ROM of the forms printed in the book for a variety of uses.

Music Law in the Digital Age
Music Law in the Digital Age By Bargfrede, Allen (Book - 2009 ) 346.730482 B251m 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Published by Berklee Press, of the Berklee School of Music, this book answers many common questions about uses of music and what is legal from the standpoint of copyright law.

Music and Copyright
Music and Copyright By Rosen, Ronald S. (Book - 2008 ) 346.730482 R813m 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:Written by an entertainment law and copyright attorney (plus musician) this is the most complete recent book exploring music copyright from multiple directions.

Annotation:Cornell University's chart that explains copyright protection and public domain for published and unpublished works, based on year of creation.

Annotation:Register copyrights for your work online or use paper forms available from this site.

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