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The College of St. Scholastica Copyright Policy
The official CSS copyright policy found in the online Procedures Manual.
The College of St. Scholastical Intellectual Property Policy
Also found in the online Procedures Manual.
Tip sheet from the US Copyright Office.
Checklist for Fair Use: Introduction
An introduction to Columbia University's Fair Use Checklist, which was created to help faculty, librarians, and others in education to determine fair use of an item.
Fair Use Checklist
The Checklist created by Copright Advisory Office at Columbia University. Note: This page will open as a PDF.
Copyright Decision Map
Created by the University of MN, this "map" is an interactive tutorial designed to assist in the determination of copyright status for an item.
Copyright Crash Course
Created by Georgia Harper, a copyright lawyer for the UT System. This tutorial was designed to teach faculty copyright basics in the distance environment.
When Works Pass Into the Public Domain
A chart created by Laura N. Gasaway to determine when items have passed into the public domain. Permission has been granted to make copies without permission.
Copyright Term Limits and the Public Domain in the United States
A chart created by Peter Hirtle, the intellectual Property Officer for Cornell University, that will help to determine when items have passed into the public domain. Permission has been "granted for non-educational use, including but not limited to reserves and coursepacks made by for-profit copyshops."
Duration of Copyright
Circular 15a from the U.S. Copyright office. Note: this page will open as a PDF.
How to Investigate the Copyright Status of a Work
Circular 22 from the U.S. Copyright office. Note: this page will open as a PDF.
Copyright Clearance Center
Contact the library for assistance with obtaining permission.
U.S. Copyright Office
Useful information regarding copyright.
Information regarding copyright law from the American Library Association.
Distance Education and the TEACH Act
Useful information about the TEACH Act from the American Library Association.
Crash Course in Copyright
Created by the University of Texas, this tutorial provides copyright information geared toward specific audiences (faculty, students, administration, and staff) about specific topics.
Electronic Frontier Foundation
A non-profit organization "working to protect your digital rights".
Copyright Law Links
Links to copyright information from FreeStockPhotos.com
Know Your Copyrights
Information about faculty copy rights.
Online resources from the Smithsonian Institution.
Smithsonian Copyright Information
Use content from the website.