The following websites and resources provide access to information about copyright issues and intellectual property. Most of these resources present information that is useful to individuals with concerns about copyright law.
Posted with permission from the "Am I A Crook? Copyright Issues on the Internet" teleconference produced by Bob Crook (firstname.lastname@example.org) of Dallas Teleconferences, LeCroy Center for Educational Telecommunications, Dallas County Community College District.
Association of Research Libraries
Benedict O'Mahoney's The Copyright Website!
Coalition for Networked Information
Consortium for Educational Technology in University Systems.
Fair Use of Copyrighted Works
Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) - A not-for-profit organization created at the suggestion of Congress to help organizations comply with U.S. copyright law.
The Copyright Crash Course: University of Texas
Copyright for researchers and students
Copyright, Intellectual Property Rights and Licensing Issues
Copyright Issues Related to Distance Learning and Multimedia Development
Copyright Law for Electronic Publishing
Copyright Management Center, Indiana Univ-Purdue Univ at Indianapolis
Copyright Resources Online
Crews, Kenneth D. "Copyright and Distance Education: Lawful Uses of Protected Works"
Cyberspace Law Institute
Cyberspace Laws: Providing Links And Information about Internet Laws Free of Charge
David Loundy's E-LAW Web Page
Dolak, Fritz. "A Selective List of Copyright Do's and Dont's for Distance Education"
Electronic Reserves Clearinghouse
A Guide to Copyright for Music Librarians, Music Library Association
Harper, Georgia. "Fair Use of Copyrighted Works"
Heiros Gamos' Intellectual Property
The Journal of Library Services for Distance Education
Liblicense:Licensing Digital Information
Mountain View College http://www.mvc.dcccd.edu/
NINCH - "Copyright, Fair Use and Licensing in a Digital World"
Oppedahl, Carl and Marina Larson.
The United States Copyright Office of the Library of Congress
University of Iowa Libraries Gateway to the Internet
WWW Multimedia Law
"Copyright Issues for the Electronic Age," in Educational Media and Technology Yearbook. Littleton: Libraries Unlimited, 1995-96.
"Copyright: Opportunities and Restrictions for the Teleinstructor," in Cyrs, Thomas E. New Directions For Teaching And Learning: Teaching at a Distance. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1997.
"Distance Education: Copyright Issues," in Distance Education: A Practical Approach. Englewood Cliffs: Educational Technology Publications, 1994.
"The Copyright Primer", 2nd ed. Chicago: American Library Association; Washington, DC: National Education Association, 1995.
Cavazos, Edward A. and Gavino Morin. Cyberspace and the Law: Your Rights and Duties in the OnLine World. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1994.
"Fair Use and Higher Education: Are Guidelines the Answer?" ACADEME, Nov.-Dec. 1997, 38-40
Gasaway, Laura N. and Sarah K. Wiant. Libraries and Copyright: A Guide to Copyright Law in the 1990s. Washington: Special Libraries Association, 1994.
Jacobson, Robed L. "Colleges Urged to Protect Rights in Licensing Negotiations." The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 5, 1996, A15.
McDonald, Steven. "The Laws of Cyberspace: What Colleges Need to Know." The Chronicle of Higher Education, Oct. 31, 1997, A68.
Steinbach, Sheldon Elliot and Anthony V. Lupo. "The Hidden Legal Traps in Distance-Learning Programs." The Chronicle of Higher Education, Feb. 2, 1998, A52.
Ybarra, Michael J. "Nets Glitch: Copyright Law." Los Angeles Times. Life & Style, May 29, 1997.
"Can Anyone Here Explain Fair Use?: A Panel Discussion on Copyright and Higher Education." Presented by the Copyright Management Center and the Office of Faculty Development, [Indianapolis, Ind.]: Integrated Technologies/IUPUI, 1996.
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