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Copyright / Fair Use

USI Resources
University Copyright Guidelines

Copyright and Fair Use LibGuide (David Rice Library)

Section of the faculty handbook that deals with intellectual property: page 262

Author Rights
SPARC, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, has created this Author Rights resource.

Fair Use
A concise, 7 minute YouTube video from Duke University: Copyright & Privacy Guidelines for Recording Lectures

Fair use checklist - Columbia University's Copyright Advisory Office

Indiana University Copyright and Fair Use Page

Duke University's Policy document on Fair use and Electronic Course Content (February 2008)

Federal Law
Copyright Law of the United States

International Copyright

Jonathon Band,principal attorney for the U.S. Library Copyright Presentation on Domestic and Foreign Copyright Policies and Promoting the Creative Economy

Creative Commons

Educause Creative Commons Page (Alternative to Copyright)

Search Educause Copyright Library

Linking to other people's websites
Here is a great Stanford University article about linking to other websites from your web page. It includes a model permission form with excellent explanation on how to process it.

Blogs, News, etc.
Duke University has a Scholarly Communications Officer who maintains a blog and resources page
They also have a Scholarly Communications tool Kit
Includes model Guest Speaker releas form, model Student Release form,model Copyright Release form and others.

Teach Act

Duke University's Teach Act Flow Chart

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