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Mini-Quiz: Copyrighting Your Book

by Ron Kurtus (revised 6 April 2016)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. What is the purpose of a copyright?

It allows you the right to copy other's material

It is a way for the government to make money off your work

It states that your work is protected by law from someone copying it

2.Where should you place your simple copyright notice?

On every page in your book

On the copyright page in the front section of your book

It is not necessary unless you formally register

3. When is a copyright registration necessary?

In the case of a lawsuit

In order to publish your book

To protect your title

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Self-Publishing. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

Know how to protect your work

Resources and references

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U.S. Copyright Office

10 Big Myths about copyright explained

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Top-rated books on Self-Publishing

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