Wednesday, June 1, 2011

What you don't know about copyright but should

This article from the Chronicle of Higher Education speaks with Nancy Sims, a lawyer and librarian. It contains copyright tips and a list of copyright and fair-use guides from the web which I have pasted below. The article has a few quick points which are good to know.

Copyright and Fair-Use Guides on the Web

A selection of free online advice for academics

Best Practices, from the American University Center for Social Media

Copyright and Fair Use, from the Stanford University Libraries

Copyrights and Wrongs, from the American Association of University Professors

The Copyright Crash Course, from the University of Texas at Austin

Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States, from Cornell University

A Map of Use Issues, from the University of Minnesota

Public Domain Slider, Section 108 Spinner, and Fair Use Evaluator, from the American Library Association

Tales From the Public Domain: Bound By Law? A comic book from public domain scholars at the Duke University Law School

Compiled Ben Wieder