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OVERVIEW & TOOLS
United States Copyright Office
Copyright.gov - resources and info from the Copyright Office.
Legal Sources of Online Content - Educause
A list of legal alternatives to downloading. On this guide for our Peer-to-Peer statement and HEOA Policy.
Is it protected by copyright? -- Digital slider [Tool]
Will help you discover, by publication date, if something is now in the public domain, about to enter, etc. It's hard to remember all the dates!
Exceptions for Instructors in U.S. Copyright Law [Tool]
This will walk you through your decision to use content and create a PDF summary you can retain for your records, should you need to justify your use later. This tool is good for beginners wanting to double check their assessment.
Fair Use Evaluator [Tool]
This will ask you questions about your use and create a PDF summary you can retain for your records, should you need to justify your use later. It is better for tracking your use. OR you can select "Learn more about Fair Use," but it does not walk you through your choices for your summary. The assessment is still on you and the options are either/or. Not recommended highly.
Libraries & Archives Exemptions -- Section 108 Spinner [Tool]
If you work in a library or archive, you may have special exemptions under copyright and this could help you learn more about them.
Copyright by State [Tool]
Click on a state to learn about its specific laws regarding copyright.
Search Cases - Copyright.gov [List/Database]
Learn about fair use within specific court cases.
Fair Use Checklist
This checklist is provided as a tool to assist you when undertaking a fair use analysis.
Returning Authors’ Rights: The Authors Alliance/Creative Commons Termination of Transfer Tool [Tool]
This tool is designed to raise awareness of the termination of transfer provisions, to encourage authors to figure out whether the termination rights of U.S. copyright law may be relevant to their works, and to help people understand how termination of transfer works. It does so with explanatory materials and by explaining how hypothetical scenarios would work under the laws for termination of transfer.
Scholar's Copyright Addendum Engine [Tool]
Can be used by scholars to amend publication agreements when submitting an article to a traditional publisher.
See also: "Fair Use" in the COPYRIGHT TOPICS/GLOSSARY tab above
Copyright info from Libraries
See also: "Libraries" on the COPYRIGHT TOPICS/GLOSSARY tab above.
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