Out-Of-Print Works

Note: I am not an attorney. The following are generalizations only based on my study of copyright law and are not meant to be construed as legal advice. If you have a question, consult a competent attorney specializing in copyrights and intellectual property law.

If the term of copyright has not expired and the author is presumed dead, any work which is simply out of print and not available for public purchase is -still- protected.

You may not copy an out-of-print work just because you can no longer buy it.

I have a couple suggestions about how to find a chart (they've worked for me, at least!), whether it's out of print or not.

copyright 1997-2003, Martha Beth Lewis

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