Copyright Resources

 

American Library Association Copyright Tools

ALA's list of special copyright tools for librarians. Includes a public domain slider, section 108 spinner, fair use evaluator, exceptions for instructors eTool, and others.

 

Best Practices

From the American Center for Social Media, a collection of sites detailing best practices for fair use in a variety of situations.

 

Columbia Copyright Advisory Office

Columbia University's Advisory Office on Copyright issues. Includes information on copyright in general, copyright in libraries, fair use, and special topics.

 

Copyright Crash Course

Presented by the University of Texas Libraries, this series of modules presents information on a variety of copyright related issues of interest to librarians and academics.

 

Stanford Copyright and Fair Use

Presented by the Stanford University Libraries, this series of modules presents information on a variety of copyright related issues of interest to librarians and academics. Also presents news, case summaries, and opinions on issues of copyright.

 

United States Copyright Office

A department of the Library of Congress, Copyright.gov presents information about copyright laws and practices for the United States.