Copyright

These links provide information on copyright and fair use.

The Educator’s Guide to Copyright and Fair Use: http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/curr280.shtml

Understanding Fair Use and Copyright in the Digital Age: http://education.illinois.edu/docs/default-source/edpsy-documents/fair-use-statement.pdf?sfvrsn=2

United States Copyright Office: http://www.copyright.gov

Association of Research Libraries: http://www.arl.org/focus-areas/copyright-ip#.WD91VhQ94wM

One form of alternative protection: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/licenses.html#GPL

Copyright Clearance Center (the Center can facilitate getting permission for use of materials): http://www.copyright.com/

TEACH act (distance learning): http://www.ala.org/advocacy/copyright/teachact

Information on fair use: https://www.copyright.gov/fair-use/more-info.html

Copyright lesson plan for classroom use: http://www.cyberbee.com/copyrpln.pdf

A fact sheet on the Chafee Amendment to Copyright Law (related to those who are blind or physically handicapped): http://www.arl.org/focus-areas/copyright-ip/fair-use/code-of-best-practices/2445-briefing-accessibility-the-chafee-amendment-and-fair-use#.Wa8VUTmQxN0

Updated April 2020