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Call Number Ranges

You may also find materials relevant to this topic by browsing the following call number range in the Law Library: KF2971 - 3192.


Google Books

Search with the terms  copyright or intellectual property  to find Google books on this subject. Then narrow your search by country.


Books are a good place to start your research.  They can be narrowly focused or they can show an overall picture of a general topic.  Many of these treatises are also contain the text of basic legislation. Search the Discovery Service on the TMLL web page in order to find books on Copyright. Unless you are searching for a specific title, search by subject.  Copyright, Copyright Law, Fair Use, and Music Industry are good examples of subjects.  Use the advanced search link on the right side of the Discovery section to start a search.  Listed below are some titles that can help you:

Please note:  Please check BloombergLaw, Lexis and WestlawNext.  These databases are searchable by topic - Copyright or Intellectual Property.  And they contain links to treatises such as Nimmer and Patry. 

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Copyright Office Policy Studies

The United States Copyright Office publishes a series of Policy Studies that cover important aspects of copyright law and procedure.  These studies are available on the Copyright Office web page in PDF format.  Older publications are also available on this page.  Listed below are a few of the most recent titles published:


About the Catalogs at the Library

The default catalog is "Discovery Service at UM Carey Law," a one-stop method of providing access to a wide variety of library resources including books, eBooks, eJournals, EBSCOhost and other databases all in one Google-like search box.  Discovery Service complements other catalogs and research databases, including WorldCat, which allows you to search the collections of libraries worldwide, and the Law Library's Classic Catalog. All of these catalogs provide access to the holdings of the Thurgood Marshall Law Library as well as those of the various libraries within the University System of Maryland.  Records in the catalog provide a full description of each item, along with its subject headings, call numbers, library locations, and circulation status. The Catalog also contains current periodical receipt records and indicates which materials are on order for the library.

Use these links to learn how and when to search each catalog:
Discovery Service           World Cat           Classic Catalog            Boolean Search Tips              Interlibrary Loan (ILL)


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