The Web has made existing libraries more accessible to more people.
Library users should see many new and interesting research resources as traditional libraries and online collections of works that have serious research value begin to recognize each other as complementary.
The LibrarySpot Web site is a collection of hyperlinks organized in the same general way that a physical library might arrange its collections.
LibrarySpot Home Page New Perspectives on The Internet, Sixth Edition—Comprehensive Tutorial 4
The idea contained in a product is not copyrightable.
The expression of an idea is what creates a work that can be copyrighted.
A collection of facts can be copyrighted, but only if the collection is arranged, coordinated, or selected in a way that causes the resulting work to rise to the level of an original work.
Copyright Protection and Internet Technologies
When you use your Web browser to see a graphic image, listen to a sound, or view a video clip, your Web browser downloads the multimedia element from the Web server and stores it in a temporary file on your computer’s hard drive.
A new, intermediate level of ownership that did not exist before the emergence of the Web is created during this process.
Because computer files are even easier to copy than a picture in a book, the potential for Web copyright violations is much greater.