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An author may make minor changes to his original book without impacting the work’s copyright protection.
Examples of minor changes include correcting typographical errors or changing a chapter title.
Ideas, names, titles and short phrases are not creative enough by themselves to be copyrightable, so copyright protection does not extend to titles or short phrases, which do not affect the copyright protection of the original work as a whole.
Instead, minor changes become a part of the original work and do not qualify for a second copyright.
Benefits also are achieved from including a notice of copyright on published works, although not legally required for copyright protection.
Affixing notice to all copies of a book informs the public it is protected by copyright.
The 1976 Copyright Act does not require formal registration for a book to be protected from infringement, and for works published after Mar.
1, 1989, affixing a notice of copyright on all copies to maintain copyright protection is no longer necessary.
Significant revisions to the original book should include notice of both the original copyright and copyright of the revision.
For example, an author may change the ending of a novel or add new chapters to update a book about political affairs.
In such cases, a second copyright is necessary to cover the newly added material.
If there's a significant discrepancy between publication date and copyright date, it's noted in the cataloging.
As market forces (among other influences) lead more publishers to try to lengthen the shelf life of their books by fudging on the publishing/copyright date, the appearance of "new" year copyrights moves earlier and earlier.