» Current Awareness: Copyright and Fair Use- Recent articles on copyright and fair use from our online databases. (Change the display to Full View to access links to full text.)
- United States Copyright Office (Library of Congress): Provides brochures, registration forms and instructions; allows a search of the copyright records.
- Fair Use - Center for Social Media: information on exercising fair use—find material on fair use in teaching, codes and best practice documents, and more.
- Copyright and Fair Use: Stanford University Libraries. Provides an overview of copyright issues; tracks legal cases.
- Know Your Copy Rights (PDF brochure): From the Association of Research Libraries—a chart egally use intellectual property in your teaching, often without requesting permission or paying fees.
- Library Copyright Alliance: Website of a library organization working to protect Fair Use.
Determining if something is covered by copyright
- American Library Association's Digital Copyright Slider
- Cornell University's Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States
- Stanford University's Copyright Renewal Database
Books available in Plough Library
- Copyfraud and other Abuses of Intellectual Property Law (2011), call # 346.7304 M39
- The Copyright Book: A Practical Guide (1999), EBSCO eBook
- Copyright Guide: A Friendly Handbook to Protecting and Profiting from Copyrights (2003), EBSCO eBook
- Copyright Law: A Handbook of Contemporary Research (2007), EBSCO eBook
- Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators: Creative Strategies and Practical Solutions (2006), EBSCO eBook
- Global Copyright: Three Hundred Years Since the Statute of Anne, from 1709 to Cyberspace (2010), EBSCO eBook
- The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind (2008), call # 346.048 B69
- The Public Domain: How to Find and Use Copyright-Free Writings, Music, Art, and More (2008). EBSCO eBook
- Reclaiming Fair Use : How to put Balance back in Copyright (2011), call # 346.7304 A94
Copyright and Primary Sources: an hour long session on evaluating primary sources for their best use within copyright—from the Library of Congress.
Campus Guide to Copyright Compliance: from the Copyright Clearance Center, the guide answers difficult copyright questions and provides guidelines and resources—including a sample compliance policy—to help academic institutions ensure copyright compliance campus-wide.
Media in the Classroom
- Baruch College's Guide to Using Copyrighted Media in Your Courses: Free, interactive guide helps faculty determine appropriate copyright guidelines to follow in using different types of copyright-protected media in courses. Requires Flash Player.
- Issue Brief: Streaming of Films for Educational Purposes: The Library Copyright Alliance's statement on the subject; addresses distance education.
News about Copyright
- Center for Social Media
- Copyright Questions and Answers
- Digitization 101
- Fairly Used
- On Copyright
- Scholarly Communications at Duke
- Copyright Law and Graduate Research: New Media, New Rights, and Your Dissertation. By Kenneth D. Crews, of Indiana University. Provided as a service by ProQuest.