Permissions, Licenses, & Copyright Owners

Copyright permissions, licenses, orphaned works, public domain eligibility and Fair Use.

Licensing:

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Public Domain

Public Domain resources including fair use, orphan works, and the sites where works can be accessed for free and freely. Copyright/Public Domain tools/determination tools.

Public Domain Works Sites: 

Libraries & Fair Use

A very specific topic, nonetheless important & an everyday practice. Intellectual property on the internet, copyright and libraries, Fair Use, Electronic reserves,& IFLA.

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