How can you find copyright info of a book?


The copyright info in a book is usually in the first few pages of the book. Look for it located after the title page but before the table of contents and the text of the book. 

The first line should say who copyrighted the book and what year. The copyright owner is usually either the publishing company, but sometimes it’s the author. Because of old copyright laws, you’ll often see the copyright symbol: © next to this information. 

The next paragraph usually contains the line “all rights reserved,” referencing what rights these are and who owns them. This may include the international information. 

This is followed by where the book is catalogued by the Library of Congress with the ISBN for easy locating.  

For example, the page may look something like this


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