The link to this web site will provide you with a guide by the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) that is “designed for academic institutions”; also, it “helps answer questions ranging from basic copyright law to the more complex topics of ILL (Interlibrary loan) and e-reserves (electronic reserves).” -CCC
The link to this web site will let you watch and download a video on copyright that will inform you about its importance and relevance on campus.
- Copyright on Campus by the Copyright Clearance Center
These links will direct you to important and useful information on copyright laws in the United States of America that are important to universities.
- American Library Association, Copyright (ALA)
- Association of Research of Libraries (ARL)
- Copyright Alliance (CA)
- Copyright Crash Course developed at University of Texas at Austin
- Copyright & Fair Use developed at Stanford University Libraries
- Copyright Term & the Public Domain in the United States developed at Cornell University Copyright Information Center
- Statement on Copyright by American Association of University Professors (AAUP), Center for Media & Social Impact
- Best Practices developed at American University (AU), School of Communication (SoC)
- International Association of Music Libraries – United States (IAML-US)
- Library Copyright Alliance (LCA)
- A Map of Use Issues developed at the University of Minnesota, University Libraries
- Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA)
- Music Library Association (MLA), Copyright for Music Librarians
- Open Educational Resources (OER) Commons
- Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization (TEACH) Act of 2001
All of the copyright information found on these links does not equate to the legal counsel one would receive from certified attorneys.