General Resources on Copyright

Watch this 6 minute video created by the Copyright Clearance Center

To read more about the importance of copyright in the workplace, visit A Practical Guide to Copyright Compliance for Business Professionals.

Copyright for Librarians
A self-paced, course created by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and Electronic Information for Libraries (eIFL)

Copyright Toolkit
This toolkit provides practical, pragmatic advice, within an understanding of the legal framework, on how to license copyright works, who to approach, how best to approach them and how to negotiate the best deal.

Fair Use

What is Fair Use?

If you’re unsure whether “fair use” applies to a situation, try using the Fair Use Evaluator created by Michael Brewer & ALA Office for Information Technology Policy.

Creative Commons

What is the difference between Creative Commons and copyright?
The short answer is: Some rights reserved vs. All rights reserved. For more information watch the video Get Creative provided by Creative Commons.

Creative Commons Licenses and Creative Commons Search

25+ Sources for Creative Commons Content


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