Copyright at USU

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Copyright and Fair Use in the Classroom, on the Internet, and the World Wide Web

This short and clear overview of copyright and fair use, from University of Maryland University College, includes a sample letter to request permission to use copyrighted materials and an overview of guidelines for using photos, videos, and media in online classes.

Copyright and Fair Use: Stanford University Libraries

BYU Copyright Licensing Office

This site features a helpful and engaging online tutorial for understanding copyright, plus a fair use checklist and tools and information on retaining your rights as an author.

Copyright @ Duke

This extensive site features a continually updated weblog by Kevin Smith, Duke University's Scholarly Communications Officer, plus a useful list of FAQs about using copyright material in teaching.

SPARC: Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition

SPARC advocates for new, innovative methods of distributing scholarly communication. The SPARC website provides information about the importance and steps for securing your rights as an author, and toolkits and informational brochures for authors, librarians, and publishers.

Copyright Crash Course

This in-depth website and online tutorial covers managing the copyright for works you create; using works in the public domain, on the web, via fair use and TEACH Act, and getting permissions for works; and library's exemptions within copyright law.

Applying the Fair Use Doctrine Webinar Archive

This webinar examines how fair use fits into the copyright scheme, the four factors of fair use and how they can be analyzed, using fair use principles as risk management, and applying fair use in common and uncommon situations.

Copyright Considerations for E-Reserves Webinar Archive

This webinar focuses on e-reserves and copyright issues. Beginning with a review of copyright basics, the facilitators discuss electronic and print reserves, guidelines and case law, implementation, and the present and future of e-reserves.