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Copyright Resources

We've compiled links to some excellent resources on copyright, fair use, and intellectual property law below. Please use these to familiarize yourself with the basics.  

IUP Sites

Copyright Information for Professors 

Remix Culture & Copyright

PASSHE Copyright (Use your Active Directory (ESS) log-in to access this resources)

Web Sites

U.S. National Copyright Office (be sure to read their circular on Copyright Basics)

The American Library Association (ALA) Statement on Copyright

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Copyright and Intellectual Property

Columbia University Copyright Advisory Office and their Fair Use Checklist

Brad Templeton's “10 Big Myths About Copyright”

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (a great site for all intellectual property questions.  Be sure to check out the general discussion of the differences between the three types of intellectual property)

Copyright, Intellectual Property Rights, and Licensing Issues  from the U.C. Berkley Digital Library.

Copyright & Fair Use from the Stanford University Libraries (links to primary materials including statutes, regulations, and treaties, current legislation, resources on the Internet, and overview of copyright law)

Copyright and Fair Use in the Classroom, on the Internet, and the World Wide Web, from the University of Maryland University College

Copyright Website 

When U.S. Works Pass into Public Domain, by copyright expert Laura N. (Lolly) Gasaway, Professor of Law, University of North Carolina. 

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