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Women in the Copyright System


tags: copyright, gender, united states

timeframe: 1978-2021

description: Coverage: The data set contains copyright registration records, copyright renewal records, and recorded document records, from January 1, 1978, to July 8, 2021. Content: The data set contains information on authors, types of works registered, publication status, and other relevant copyright information. More detailed descriptions of the fields, variables, and definitions can be found in the Library of Congress Copyright Data as Distributed in the Marc Format document available here. The data are available in twenty-six file parts, numbered sequentially, and include recorded document and registration records. Registration and recorded document records for any variable or year may be present in multiple file parts. Individual file parts may not contain all available records pertaining to any specific variable and may not be suitable for analysis independent of the full data set.

last edit: Thu, 27 Jul 2023 08:25:56 GMT