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Services for Faculty: Copyright

Copyright Resources

U.S. Copyright Office
This site is designed to serve the copyright community of creators and users, as well as the general public. You will find links to the copyright law, key publications, and application forms for copyright registration.;

Copyright and Fair Use
From the Stanford University Libraries and NOLO, this excellent site provides an overview of basic copyright concepts, including fair use and the public domain.

Copyright Clearance Center
Manages the rights to over 1.75 million works and represents more than 9,600 publishers and hundreds of thousands of authors and other creators.

Campus Guide to Copyright Compliance
Designed for academic institutions, this guide helps answer questions ranging from basic copyright law to the more complex topics of ILL and e-reserves.

Using Course Management Systems
Guidelines and best practices for copyright compliance when using course management systems.