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United States Copyright Law
US Copyright Office
"To promote creativity by administering and sustaining an effective national copyright system."
Copyright Law - Chapter 1
Chapter One outlines the subject matter and scope of copyright law. It covers most of the material that people discuss in relation to copyright.
Clicking on the text version of each chapter and appendix, allows you to see a table of contents and has better navigation than the pdf version.
General Reference and Resources
Oxy Copyright Portal
Center for Social Media - Resources on Fair Use & Copyright
Copyright Term and Public Domain in the United States.
Chart by Peter Hirtle, Society of American Archivists
Columbia Copyright Advisory Office
Stanford Copyright & Fair Use
Citing Images and Figures
Captioning of Images - College Art Association, Art Bulletin
Citing Primary Sources - Chicago Manual of Style
Library of Congress
Citing Primary Sources - MLA Style
Library of Congress
Citing Tables, Figures and Examples - MLA Style
Citing Images (Sciences)
Lake Forest College
Published Codes of Best Practices
Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts
Project led by Patricia Aufderheide and Peter Jaszi, professors of communication studies and law, respectively, at American University and by the College Art Association's Task Force on Fair Use.
Center for Social Media - Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education
Center for Social Media - Documentary Filmmakers' Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use
Center for Social Media - Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video
Center for Social Media - Best Practices in Fair Use for Poetry
Center for Social Media - Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries
Creative Commons - About
Creative Commons: A skeptical view of a worthy pursuit
Niva Elkin-Koren (University of Haifa - Faculty of Law)
Niva Elkin-Koren. 2006. "Kluwer Law International".
Access via the Social Science Research Network
Purpose of Copyright
Lydia Pallas Loren
Bound by Law
Comic Book produced by the Center for the Study of the Public Domain.
Copyright for Music Librarians
We Copy Like We Breathe
Cory Doctorow's SIGGRAPH 2011 Keynote [on Rhizome]
Intellectual Property Rights in the News - VRA
Electronic Frontier Foundation, "Intellectual Property"
Open Video Alliance
Organization for Transformative Works
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Art & Art History
Interdisciplinary & General Resources