Copyright (American Library Association)
Introduction to Copyright Resources - SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition)
Author Rights Webcast
Sponsored by ACRL and ARL, through the Institute on Scholarly Communication, along with SPARC. Recorded June 18, 2007. Designed to help librarians better engage disciplinary faculty and researchers on the topic of author rights.
Requires a free LearningTimes account to access recording.
Copyright Crash Course University of Texas, Georgia Harper
CONTU Guidelines (National Commission on New Technological Uses of Copyright Works)
Copyright Basics: The TEACH Act
(Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization (TEACH) Act)
Copyright and Fair Use: What Clinicians and Educators Need to Know (Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries)
Copyright in Teaching (Scholarly Communications @ Duke)
Copyright Information and Resources (Library and Technology Services, Brandeis University)
The Copyright Law and the Health Sciences Librarian (Restricted access to members of the Medical Library Association)
Copyright Renewal Database
Use to discover information on orphan works
Copyright and You (Copyright Alliance)
Cost of Copyright Confusion for Media Literacy 2007 (Center for Social Media at American University School of Communication)
Fair Use Checklist (developed by Dr. Kenneth Crews, director of The Copyright Advisory Office, Columbia University)
LibraryLaw - Libraries and Copyright
Includes links to specific copyright laws, court cases, legal memos for libraries, and guidelines.
When It's OK to Copy (Inside Higher Ed. Nov 16, 2007)
A six minute video produced by the Copyright Clearance Center that provides a basic overview of copyright and fair use laws, trademarks, and the public domain.
A (Fair(y) Use Tale
10 minute mashup on YouTube that looks at copyright and fair use using Disney characters.
Audio: Tech Therapy, Episode 12 - Chronicle.com
William Shell, Director of Academic Technology & Computing Services, Eastern Michigan University
Bound by Law Copyright Comic Book
Center for Study of the Public Domain
Interactive Guide to Using Copyrighted Media in Your Courses
A free interactive guide put out by Baruch College/CUNY to help faculty determine the appropriate copyright guidelines to follow when using different types of copyright protected media in educational courses.
Collects and monitors copyright laws from all over the world.
LACA: Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance
Sponsored by the CILIP: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (UK).
Workshops and Programs on Copyright and Fair Use
Center for Intellectual Property at University of Maryland University College
A Report by the Project on Science and Intellectual Property in the Public Interest
Online publication that reports on the law, business, and technology of digital content, and the code that creates and governs that content. (Executive Editor, K. Matthew Dames)
Regarding Federal Copyright Protection of Sound Recordings Fixed Before February 15, 1972 - Comments by the ALA and ARL, April 13, 2011
The SAA Orphan Works Blog
Updates and commentary by the Stock Artists Alliance regarding proposed changes to laws about orphan works.
Blog that covers law in publishing. Occasionally focuses on other intellectual property issues, news, censorship, and legal theory.
Section 108 Study Group
Independent, select committee of copyright experts. Charged with updating for the digital world the Copyright Act’s balance between the rights of creators and copyright owners and the needs of libraries and archives.
For changes or additions contact Sharon Murphy, MLS
Revised and updated by Caitlin Kenney, 4/22/2011