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Getting Permission from Copyright Owners

Campus Guide to Copyright Compliance

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Copyright Management Center

University of Texas, Crash Course in Copyright

The TEACH Act Comparison Chart, created by Laura Gasaway at the University of North Carolina, compares the language of Title 17, /United States Code/, Section 110(2), as amended by the TEACH Act (2002).

Stanford University, Fair Use Site


Public Domain Chart


Is It Protected by Copyright? A digital slider by Michael Brewer and the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy (2007) aides in determining whether a work first published in the United States falls within the public domain or is copyright protected.

Reproductions by Libraries or Archives for their Users, for Replacement, or for Preservation. This Section 108 digital spinner offers concise guidance for reproducing copyrighted works without the permission of the copyright holder.


ARL Copyright Information


ALA's Library Copyright Alliance


U.S. Copyright Office


Download a free copy of the Association for Research Libraries' Know Your Copyrights, a guide for works used in non-profit academic settings.


American University's Center for Social Media offers The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education to help educators interpret the copyright doctrine of fair use when using media literacy concepts and techniques.

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