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Additional Copyright
Guidelines


University of Texas Site for
Copying and Digitizing Other's 
works and electronic reserves

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Links for Faculty

Copyright And The Classroom - Link to Important Information Regarding Fair Use

Copyright- Understanding Copyright - Best Practices from the University of Iowa
http://instr.iastate.libguides.com/content.php?pid=7985
Wondering why you might not be able to simply scan that text, video snippet or favorite song into your Moodle multi-media presentation?  Trying to find your way through the quagmire of Fair Use?  Try browsing this useful site from the University of Iowa before you post anything.

Contu Guidelines on Photocopying under Interlibrary Loan Arrangements 
http://www.cni.org/docs/infopols/CONTU.html
Scroll Down.  They are updating this site, but haven't moved this information to the new site yet.  This informational page is provided by CFI, the Coalition for Networked Information, a collaborative endeavor comprised by over 200 institutions of higher learning "dedicated to supporting the transformative promise of networked information technology for the advancement of scholarly communication and the enrichment of intellectual productivity". Additional descriptions of the CONTU Guidelines can be found at North Dakota State Library site and at UCLA's guideline page. These latter sites offer a very clear description of copyright law as it effects Interlibrary Loan procedures and policies.

Copyright Code 17  
http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/17
The Copyright code with discussion, provided by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University (LII). "The LII is known internationally as a leading "law-not-com" provider of public legal information." They offer "opinions of the United States Supreme Court handed down since 1992, together with over 600 earlier decisions selected for their historic importance, over a decade of opinions of the New York Court of Appeals, and the full United States Code".

Copyright and Fair Use    
http://fairuse.stanford.edu/
An excellent informational site created and maintained by Stanford University.

Copyright and Fair Use in the Classroom, on the Internet, and the World Wide Web   http://www.umuc.edu/library/copy.html#whatis
A very detailed guide to copyright created by the University Of Maryland.

Educator's Guide to Intellectual Property
http://lrs.ed.uiuc.edu/wp/copyright/
White paper created by graduate students at University of Illinois; good, if wordy, introduction to terms and issues often heard in the debate.

Univerisity of Maryland's Copyright Guidelines
http://www.umuc.edu/library/copy.shtml
This excelent site offers descriptions and definitions for Fair Use, and Multi-Media Use and Copyright.

University of Texas Copyright in the Library
http://www.utsystem.edu/ogc/intellectualproperty/l-intro.htm
One of the best sites on the web for copyright information.

University of Texas Copyright and Digital Books  
http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/l-diglib.html
Part of the crash course series.

Univeristy of Texas: Crash Course in Copyrighting
http://www.utsystem.edu/OGC/IntellectualProperty/Cprtindx.htm
An excellent interactive tutorial and information site on copyright.

University of Texas on Fair Use and Intellectual Property
http://www.utsystem.edu/ogc/intellectualproperty/copypol2.htm
Copyright and intellectual property.

The University of Texas introduction to the TEACH Act
http://www.utsystem.edu/ogc/intellectualproperty/teachact.htm
The TEACH Act expands the scope of educators' rights to perform and display works and to make the copies integral to such performances and displays for digital distance education, making the rights closer to those we have in face to face teaching

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updated 9/10/2012, kch