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Know Your Copyrights
Association of Research Libraries
What You Can Do:
Tips for faculty and teaching assistants in higher education.
Download this PowerPoint tutorial to learn the basics of copyright compliance.
Exemptions for Instructors
The 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
Copyright Protection for Authors and Creators
Content Owners and Creators
Articles 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
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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.