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A Fair(y) Use Tale
Copyright Basics
Copyright on Campus
Three Ways to Search for Creative Commons Licensed Images
Copyright. What's Copyright?
Copyright & Creative Commons Explained
Fair Use & Copyrights
How YouTube Thinks About Copyright
Remix Culture: Fair Use is Your Friend
YouTube Copyright School
Copyright Explained Musically
Larry Lessig on Laws that Choke Creativity
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Fair Use Evaluator
Digital Copyright Slider
Creative Commons License Chooser
Exceptions for Instructors in Copyright Law
Section 108 Spinner
Taking the Mystery Out of Copyrights
University of Minnesota's Decision Chart
University of Minnesota's Thinking Through Fair Use Tool
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Jolly Roger: A History of Copyright in Cyberspace
Tale from the Public Domain: Bound by Law?
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Copyright 2.0 Show
Fundamentals of Copyright
Tutorials and Online Courses Hide
Teaching Copyright Curriculum
Brigham-Young University Tutorial
Certification in Copyright Management and Leadership
Copyright Crash Course Online Tutorial
Harvard's Copyright Law for Librarians
Introduction to Copyright Law
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ARL Public Policy
Copyright Law
Copyright Librarian
Copyright Office
Creative Commons
IPWatch
IP Law Alerts
Kenneth Crews
Stanford Fairly Used
Techdirt
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What is Intellectual Property?
US Copyright Office
The law and related laws contained in Title 17 of the US Code, search copyright records, learn how to register a work, current fees, publications, forms, licensing and news.
Center for Social Media Fair Use Codes & Best Practices
Copyright Guidelines for Off-Air Recording (James Madison University)
Reprinted from Library of Congress Copyright Office's Circular 21 "Reproduction of Copyrighted Works by Educators and Librarians", Sec. F, p.22.
Copyright (Title17, U.S. Code)
The complete law, with full-text search capability.
Copyright & Fair Use
A comprehensive, full-text, searchable website offering copyright law overview and primary materials, current legislation, cases and issues, and other Internet resources.
Copyright Clearance Center OnLine
A nonprofit organization providing copyright licensing services to academic and other organizations as well as individual users.
Copyright Website
"...endeavors to provide real world, practical and relevant copyright information of interest to infonauts, net surfers, web spinners, content providers, musicians, appropriationists, activists, infringers, outlaws, and law abiding citizens."
WWW Multimedia Law
Offers current developments, cases, statistics, service organizations, etc. related to multimedia law.
MPAA Summary of how to legally obtain audio-visual content
Maintained by the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA), which represents the six major US film and television-producing studios, that summarizes the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) and offers a directory of ways to get audio-visual content legally.
What Colleges Should Know About Public Performance of Movies
SWANK, a major non-theatrical movie distributor, online CE/CME education distributor and public performance licensing agent for venues where feature movies are shown publicly offers this statement on using feature films in public settings.
Streaming of Films for Educational Purposes
Discusses the permissibility of the streaming of an entire film to a remote non-classroom location.
Library Copyright Alliance
Content and resources found on this site reflect the voice of LCA and its members on copyright and related intellectual property laws and treaties, nationally and internationally. Members include the American Library Association, the Association of Research Libraries, and the Association of College and Research Libraries.
Bitlaw: a resource on technology law
The most current searchable revision of copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).
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