Steven J. Melamut

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  • M.S., Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1999)
  • J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1997)
  • B.S., Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island (1977)
  • B.A., Philosophy, Adelphi University (1974)

Steven's interests include legal research, computer aided legal research and copyright. He has published articles and presented papers in the area of copyright and electronic reserves. He was a winner of the 1999 American Association of Law Libraries/Matthew Bender Call for Papers and the 2011 American Association of Law Libraries' Spectrum Article of the Year Award.

Selected Publications

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  • Freeing Creativity: Understanding the Creative Commons Licenses, AALL SPECTRUM, April 2010, at 20. [Hein, Document Link (PDF)]
  • Does Deep Linking Infringe Copyright?, 4 INFO. OUTLOOK 41 (Sept. 2000).
  • Fair Use or Not Fair Use: That is the Question, 11 J. INTERLIBRARY LOAN, DOCUMENT DELIVERY AND INFO. SUPPLY 3 (2000).
  • Medical Research for the Legal World, (with P. Thibodeau), AALL SPECTRUM, June 2000, at 10. [Hein]
  • Pursuing Fair Use, Law Libraries and Electronic Reserves, 92 LAW LIBR. J. 157 (Spring 2000). (1999 Winner in the Student Division of the American Association of Law Libraries/Matthew Bender Call for Papers, 2001 Law Library Journal Article of the Year). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein, BEPress]
  • Ergonomics in the Electronic Library, (with P. Thibodeau) 83 BULL. MED. LIBR. ASS'N 322 (1995).
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