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Copyright Resources

The Pratt Institute Libraries has evaluated and recommends the following web-based resources concerning copyright.

 

Copyright and Fair Use (Stanford University)

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/
Website highlights include: Copyright & Fair Use overview; Primary Materials; Copyright & Fair Use guide; Current Legislation; Resources for Librarians; and a Web Guide.

 

Creative Commons

http://creativecommons.org
The following statement is found on this website: "Creative Commons provides free tools that let authors, scientists, artists, and educators easily mark their creative work with the freedoms they want it to carry. You can use CC to change your copyright terms from 'All Rights Reserved' to 'Some Rights Reserved.' We're a nonprofit organization. Everything we do — including the software we create — is free."

 

U.S. Copyright Office

http://www.copyright.gov/
Website highlights include: About Copyright; How to Register a Work; Search Copyright Records; Record a Document; Publications; Law and Policy; Licensing; and Pre-registration.

 

Copyright Information Center (Cornell University)

http://copyright.cornell.edu/index.html
Website highlights include: Copyright Issues; Copyright management for Authors; Licensing Agreements; Copyright Decision tree; Scholarly Communications; and Permission forms.

 

Copyright Clearance Center

http://www.copyright.com/
"Providing the most complete and convenient access to copyright permission for millions of publications worldwide."

 

Digital Copyright Slider

http://librarycopyright.net/resources/digitalslider/
Produced by the Office for Information Technology Policy of the American Library Association, this interactive site provides a visual interface to determine basic copyright parameters.

 

Fair Use Evaluator

http://librarycopyright.net/resources/fairuse/
Produced by the Office for Information Technology Policy of the American Library Association, this interactive site guides you through the process of determining fair use.


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