Campus Copyright Rights and Responsibilities: A Basic Guide to Policy Considerations
Part I of this document provides a primer on copyright law. Part II addresses specific issues that may be relevant to development of an institutional copyright policy. Prepared by the Association of American Publishers, the Association of American Universities, the Association of American University Presses, and the Association of Research Libraries; and endorsed by the American Council on Education and the Authors Guild.
The 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.
Center for Social Media
Research center that creates, studies, and showcases media for social impact.
Copyright Advisory (Columbia University)
A comprehensive copyright resource from Columbia's Copyright Advisory Office.
Non-profit, non-partisan public interest and educational organization representing artists, creators, and innovators across the spectrum of copyright disciplines.
Copyright and Fair Use
A respected and comprehensive resource from the Stanford University Libraries.
Copyright Goes Philosophical
Brief, selective "travel guide" to books on copyright, representing both sides of the argument, from the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Critical Commons: For Fair & Critical Participation in Media Culture
Public media archive and fair use advocacy network supporting transformative reuse of media in scholarly and creative contexts.
Dear Rich: An Intellectual Property Blog
Blog providing easy-to-understand answers to questions about copyright, trademarks, and patents (and related law).
Fairly Used Blog
Blog listing significant fair use cases, from the Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center.
Future of Fair Use
Archived copy of an Educause webinar. In this EDUCAUSE Live! we will discuss ethics and strategies for overcoming institutional roadblocks related to publishing and teaching with copyrighted media. As fair use protections and potentials continue to expand, how can nonspecialists help shape a more rational future for fair use? Topics will include the myths and realities of fair use, best practices, DMCA exemptions, and the practicalities of working with copyrighted media..."
How Copyright Got a Bad Name for Itself
By Jane Ginsburg, posted on the Social Science Research Network.
Judiciary Committee Hearings on Copyright
Hearings cover a variety of topics including the scope of fair use and copyright protection, preservation and reuse of copyrighted works, remedies, terms, educational settings, and oversight of the U.S. Copyright office.
Primary Sources on Copyright
Digital archive of primary sources on copyright from the invention of the printing press to c. 1900.
U.S. Code Title 17: Copyrights
The law, hosted by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School.
U.S. Copyright Office
Government office in charge of copyright.
What is Fair Use?
Blog created by a law professor, Peter Friedman. He stopped adding new entries in April 2008, but it's interesting to look through the archived posts.
Find these titles in De Paul Library. Contact Ashley Creek if you'd like to place one on reserve.
Complete Copyright: An Everyday Guide for Librarians
Carrie Russell (Edited by)
ISBN: 0838935435, Publication Date: 2004
Copyright Questions and Answers for Information Professionals: From the Columns of Against the Grain
Laura N. Gasaway
ISBN: 1612492541, Publication Date: 2013
The Illustrated Story of Copyright
ISBN: 0312261764, Publication Date: 2000
Common As Air
ISBN: 0374223130, Publication Date: 2010
The Complete Copyright Liability Handbook for Librarians and Educators
Tomas A. Lipinski
ISBN: 9781555705329, Publication Date: 2005
The Copyright Book: A Practical Guide
William S. Strong
ISBN: 0262194198, Publication Date: 1999
Copyright in Cyberspace 2
Gretchen McCord Hoffmann
ISBN: 1555705170, Publication Date: 2005
Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators
Kenneth D. Crews; Dwayne K. Buttler (Contribution by); Megan M. Mulford (Contribution by); Patrick O. Okorodudu (Contribution by)
ISBN: 083890906X, Publication Date: 2006
Copyright Plain and Simple
ISBN: 1564145123, Publication Date: 2000
Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Rise of Intellectual Property and How It Threatens Creativity
ISBN: 0814788076, Publication Date: 2003
Digital Barbarism: A Writer's Manifesto
ISBN: 0061733113, Publication Date: 2009
Digital Dilemmas: Power, Resistance, and the Internet
ISBN: 0199982708, Publication Date: 2013
Electronic Highway Robbery: An Artist's Guide to Copyrights in the Digital Era
Mary E. Carter
ISBN: 0201883937, Publication Date: 1996
Free Culture: How Big Media Uses Technology and the Law to Lock Down Culture and Control Creativity
ISBN: 1594200068, Publication Date: 2004
Freedom of Expression: Resistance and Repression in the Age of Intellectual Property
ISBN: 0816650314, Publication Date: 2007
The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World
ISBN: 0375505784, Publication Date: 2001
In Praise of Copying
ISBN: 0674047834, Publication Date: 2010
The Public Domain
Stephen Fishman (Abridged by)
ISBN: 1413312055, Publication Date: 2010
The Public Domain: How to Find and Use Copyright-Free Writings, Music, Art, and More
ISBN: 1413304540, Publication Date: 2006
Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy
ISBN: 1594201722, Publication Date: 2008
Smart Copyright Compliance for Schools
Rebecca P. Butler
ISBN: 9781555706463, Publication Date: 2009
Technology and Copyright Law
Arlene Bielefield, Lawrence Cheeseman
ISBN: 1555705707, Publication Date: 2006