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by Stevie
Sat Mar 07, 2015 7:02 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Use of 19th century newspaper articles in my book
Replies: 11
Views: 7263

That's great, thank you for all your advice Andy. I now feel less disheartened and more optimistic!
by Stevie
Sat Mar 07, 2015 1:37 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Use of 19th century newspaper articles in my book
Replies: 11
Views: 7263

Thanks so much Andy for your reply, that is very helpful! I have just two more questions: - The quote about Databases, what is the name of the Act where that came from please? - If I were to use microfilmed material in libraries, I think that those microfilmed copies were made donkey's years ago (I ...
by Stevie
Sat Mar 07, 2015 10:34 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Use of 19th century newspaper articles in my book
Replies: 11
Views: 7263

Thanks for that Andy. One thing that I have come across in my copyright research is the principle of 'sweat and toil' that has been established in other countries for the creation of a digitised database. Under English law, foreign precedents can be used for a decision, though they're weaker than le...
by Stevie
Thu Mar 05, 2015 4:40 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Use of 19th century newspaper articles in my book
Replies: 11
Views: 7263

Thank you so much for your detailed reply Andy, that is very helpful. With regards to access, if I don't tell them what I am proposing to do, I guess that they won't be able to stop me from viewing and making a written transcript!

Stevie
by Stevie
Thu Mar 05, 2015 12:07 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Use of 19th century newspaper articles in my book
Replies: 11
Views: 7263

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Hi, I've just found this thread and I've found it very useful. I also would like to develop an idea of publishing something commercially that would require quite a lot of info gleaned from 19th century newspapers. But, if I made transcripts (not copies) from the digitised versions, would this be an ...