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Copyright information around frequently asked questions and provide advice for faculty authors about copyright management, publication contracts and open access possibilities.
the Arts Project
From the Center for the Study of the Public Domain, the ARTS PROJECT analyzes the effects of intellectual property on cultural production. Includes the comic book, Tales From the Public Domain: Bound By Law?
US Copyright Office
US Copyright Law
Copyright Clearance Center
Contains useful information on basic copyright law. The company itself manages the licensing of copyrighted works and allows users to pay a royalty fee for various permissions.
SHERPA/RoMEO: Publisher Copyright Policies & Self-Archiving
This convenient search engine allows you to look up the policies of individual journal publishers.
Resources from Other Academic Institutions
Campus Copyright Rights and Responsibilities
by representatives of the Association of American Universities, Association of Research Libraries, Association of American University Presses, and the Association of American Publishers
Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries
PDF guide from the Association of Research Libraries
Copyright and Fair Use (Stanford)
Facts, articles and other resources on copyright.
Copyright Crash Course (UT)
Background information, outside references, and a tutorial.
Copyright - Good Habits
Presentation on "Getting a Handle on Copyright" by Jan Hart, UAMS Associate Library Director.
Copyright Term and and the Public Domain in the United States (Cornell)
Chart illustrating when works (books, sound recordings, etc.) pass into the public domain.
ALA Copyright Resources
The American Library Association offers tools for enabling copyright questions, including the Section 108 Spinner, the Copyright Genie, and the Exceptions for Instructors ETool.
Distance Education and the TEACH Act (American Library Association)
Contains legislative history and a variety of resources on copyright law for distance education.
Interactive Guide to Using Copyrighted Media in Your Courses (Baruch College)
Free interactive guide to help faculty determine appropriate copyright guidelines for using different types of copyright-protected media in their courses
"Know Your Copy Rights" (Association of Research Libraries)
Easy-to-use brochure for faculty and teaching assistants.
The TEACH Toolkit (NC State University)
Resources and information on the new TEACH (Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization) Act on using digital information in distance learning.
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