Washington State University. Provides information about copyright law in higher education. Includes information on: fair use, TEACH Act, getting permission, public domain resources, music & copyright, and Internet & copyright.
University of Maryland University College Library. The purpose of this web site is to help faculty, students, and staff make informed decisions before using materials in the classroom, for course reserves, or the Internet or World Wide Web.
University of Minnesota Libraries. Provides information on copyright law including: teaching and copyright, research and copyright, library use and copyright, public domain resources, and copyright tools.
Association of Research Libraries. Among the topics covered are: fair use, the advantage of linking to instead of copying works, and special provisions for displaying or performing works in classes. Also includes a one-page chart that highlights 24 situations
This course will teach you the basics of copyright law, fair use, and the copyright/licensing issues involved in using a wide variety of materials protected by copyright in your many situations. By the end of this course, you will:
Foundation's mission is to "defend freedom in the digital world." Sections include intellectual property and fair use & DRM. Offers background information on major topics, research, legislation, etc., with a strong focus on digital audio and video.
Find key publications from the U.S. Copyright Office including informational circulars; application forms for copyright registration; links to the copyright law and to the homepages of other copyright-related organizations; online copyright records cataloged since 1978; news of what the U.S. Copyright Office is doing, including business process reengineering plans, Congressional testimony, and press releases; latest copyright regulations; and much more.