- Know Your CopyrightsAssociation of Research Libraries
What You Can Do:
Tips for faculty and teaching assistants in higher education.
- Copyright TutorialDownload this PowerPoint tutorial to learn the basics of copyright compliance.
- Exemptions for InstructorsThe U.S. Copyright Code provides for the educational use of copyrighted material without the permission of the copyright holder under certain conditions. To find out if your intended use meets the requirements set out in the law, use this free, online tool.
This tool can also help you collect information detailing your educational use and provide you with a summary in PDF format.
Source: Copyright Advisory Network of the American Library Association Office for Information Technology Policy
- What is the Public DomainExplanation of the Public Domain by copyright lawyer, educator and author Lesley Ellen Harris
- Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United StatesTable from the Cornell University Library Copyright Information Center
Copyright Protection for Authors and Creators
- Content Owners and CreatorsArticles for authors and other content creators with information on protection of copyrighted materials. Topics include protection of content posted on social media, photos, recipes and performances. Copyrightlaws.com was founded by copyright lawyer and author Lesley Ellen Harris. She's an expert in explaining copyright and licensing issues in plain English
Learn more about Copyright
opens new windowCopyright Crash Course
University of Texas.
Learn about copyright's role in the flow of research and teaching, who owns what you just created, your rights as a copyright owner, and more.opens new window
- Copyright Guidelines for Videos/MoviesGuidelines for interpreting copyright rules for use of videos and movies for instruction and in libraries.
History of Copyright
If you're interested in more details and information about copyright history, view the opens new windowCopyright timeline created by the Association of Research Libraries.