Copyright and Fair Use

  • Copyright and Fair Use - A guide created by the Stanford University Libraries.
  • Copyright Exposed: Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright - In this short video, "Detective Cop E. Wright solves the mystery of what's fair use of other people's stuff and how to protect your own creations."
  • The Copyright Primer - An introduction to issues concerning copyright ownership and use of information. The interactive tutorial overviews the underlying principles behind copyright in the United States, outlines the requirements for copyright protection as well as discusses the parameters of use and access of copyrighted material.
  • Copyright and Fair Use in the UMUC Online or Face-to-Face Classroom - "The UMUC Library has developed guidelines for the use of copyrighted materials. These guidelines address library and educational fair use as well as fair use exceptions for research and scholarly work. The purpose of this document is to help UMUC faculty understand copyright and fair use in the classroom, and it may be useful to UMUC students as well."
  • Creative Commons - "Creative Commons is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to making it easier for people to share and build upon the work of others, consistent with the rules of copyright."
  • Creative Commons: Get Creative - A short video on how you can create a Creative Commons license for work you want to share with others.

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