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Resources for copyright & fair use for students and faculty
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Subject Books

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Digital copyright - Jessica Litman
Call Number: KF3030.1 .L58 2006
ISBN: 9781591024200
Located in the Teaching Excellence Collection

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Copyright law for librarians & educators - Kenneth D. Crews
Call Number: KF2995 .C74 2006
ISBN: 9780838909065
Located in Reference

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Music piracy and crime theory [electronic resource] - Sameer Hinduja
Call Number: HV6773 .H56 2006eb
ISBN: 1593321244
Electronic Book from eBrary

Copyright & Fair Use Quick Links

  • Teaching Copyright
    Teaching Copyright provides lessons and ideas for opening your classroom up to discussion, letting your students express their ideas and concerns, and then guiding your students toward an understanding of the boundaries of copyright law.
  • Stanford Copyright & Fair Use Center  
    The Stanford Copyright & Fair Use site features "primary case law, statutes, regulations, as well as current feeds of newly filed copyright lawsuits, pending legislation, regulations, copyright office news, scholarly articles, blog and twitter feeds from practicing attorneys and law professors."
  • Urban Copyright Legends | EDUCAUSE
    From Educause - a pdf dealing with copyright & fair use in higher education
  • U.S. Copyright Office - Anticircumvention Rulemaking
    Official Library of Congress Ruling: "Rulemaking on Exemptions from Prohibition on Circumvention of Technological Measures that Control Access to Copyrighted Works"
  • User creativity, governance, and the new media
    A special issue of the peer-reviewed journal, First Monday, on User creativity, governance, and the new media, with discussion on non-commercial production, and modding of music, video, & games.
  • Fair Use Evaluator  
    Help you better understand how to determine the "fairness" of a use under the U.S. Copyright Code. Collect, organize & archive the information you might need to support a fair use evaluation. Provide you with a time-stamped, PDF document for your records [example], which could prove valuable, should you ever be asked by a copyright holder to provide your fair use evaluation and the data you used to support it. [why is this important?] Provide access to educational materials, external
  • Bare Bones of Fair Use
    User friendly approach to understanding Fair Use laws.

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