Scholarship& Authorship Rights

Authors whether self published, scholarly, and publishers have various options (Open Access or OA, Creative Commons, etc..) and rights. Various tools, sites, and permissions information are listed below.

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Copyright for Multimedia Formats

Copyright information concerning multimedia formats: Music, Video, Images, DMCA or (Digital Millennium Copyright Act). Also concerning Online Learning, MOOCs, ADA,mobile devices, and video games/gaming.

Copyright Fundamentals

Copyright, what can be copyrighted, how long, and the legality of copyright. Below are the most important chapters to review. As well as significant moments in copyright and a tool to differentiate Copyright and Fair Use.

Copyright Law of the U.S.

  • Chapter 1: Subject Matter and Scope of Copyright
  • Chapter 2: Copyright Ownership and Transfer
  • Chapter 3: Duration of Copyright
  • Chapter 10: Digital Audio Recording Devices and Media
  • Chapter 11: Sound Recordings and Music Videos
  • Chapter 12: Copyright Protection and Management Systems
  • Appendix A: The Copyright Act of 1976
  • Appendix B: The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998

TEACH Act by MaryBeth Peters

TEACH ACT by MaryBeth Peters before the Senate Committee of the Judiciary

Teaching Copyright to YA