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The documentary materials collected in this circular deal with reproduction of copyrighted works by educators, librarians, and archivists for a variety of uses, including:
• Reproduction for teaching in educational institutions at all levels and
• Reproduction by libraries and archives for purposes of study, research, interlibrary exchanges, and archival preservation.
This Web site contains sections on "Copyright FAQs," "Fair Use," "The Public Domain," "Copyright Research," "Website Permissions," "Academic & Educational Permissions," and "An Introduction to the Permissions Process."
Interested in finding out more about legislation in the House or Senate pertaining to copyright? THOMAS is a great way to locate recent and archived legislative histories on many topics, including copyright.
Learners guide to understanding and applying the Teach Act.
For a briefing on copyright policies/legislation, take a look at some of the free Web site links below. This list is by no means comprehensive, but is a great place to start. If you have any further questions related to copyright and class permissions, feel free to contact SBU Libraries.
More and more authors, artists, etc. are using Creative Commons licenses, which enable others to share and reuse their original works. For further details on what this means for copyright and original production, take a look at this site.
Is a public database made possible by the Government Printing Office (GPO). Some of the featured collections that may prove useful when investigating copyright, include: the Code of Federal Regulations, U.S. Code, Congressional Bills, and Congressional Hearings.
A Clip on Copyright
Directed by: Professor Eric Faden, Bucknell University
DVD made possible by: The Media Education Foundation