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5 The best resource for comprehensive consideration of what items may be in the public domain is
still Peter Hirtle’s chart on “Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States,” http://
copyright.cornell.edu/resources/publicdomain.cfm.
6 John P. Wilkin, “Bibliographic Indeterminacy and the Scale of the Problems and Opportunities Of
‘Rights’ in Digital Collection Building,” Ruminations series, Council on Library and Information
Resources, February 2011, http://www.clir.org/pubs/ruminations/01wilkin/wilkin.html.
7 Ibid., citing data from the Copyright Review Management System at the University of Michigan.
8 17 U.S. Code § 512.
9 See 17 U.S. Code § 504 (c)(2).
10 “AdViews,” Duke University Libraries, http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews/.
11 Wilkin, “Bibliographic Indeterminacy.”
12 The documents in this case can be found on the Justia.com website at http://dockets.justia.com/
docket/new-york/nysdce/1:2011cv06351/384619/.
13 See entry number 55 in the above docket report.
14 17 U.S. Code 108(f)(4).
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To cite this article: Kevin L. Smith. “Copyright Risk Management: Principles and Strategies for Large-
Scale Digitization Projects in Special Collections.” Research Library Issues: A Quarterly Report from ARL,
CNI, and SPARC, no. 279 (June 2012): 17–23. http://publications.arl.org/rli279/.
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