Additional Copyright Resources
United States Copyright Office: Text of U.S. Law, FAQs, Forms to Register, Search Copyrights
Reproduction of Copyrighted Works by Educators and Librarians- Classroom guidelines with detailed parameters for photocopying, including test for "brevity," "spontaneity," and "cumulative effect." The purpose of the Guidelines is to state the minimum standards of educational fair use.
Performance of or Showing Films in the Classroom- American Library Association's clarification of Section 110(1) "Limitations on exclusive rights: Exemption of certain performances and displays." Drafted by Jonathan Band, legal council to ALA and ARL, Perter Jaszi, Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law, and Kenneth D. Crews, Director of the Copyright Advisory Office at Columbia University.
- What You Can Do- Tips for Faulty & Teaching Assistants in Higher Education: a publication of the Association of Research Libraries distibuted under a Creative Commons Attriution-NonCommercial 2.5 License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.5/).
Copyright Resources Project Copyright Toolbox An excellent website from UC Berkeley with links to copyright resources.
Center for Social Media: American University School of Communication
- Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use of Dance-related Materials: Recommendations for Librarians, Archivists, Curators, and Other Collections Staff
- Recut, Reframe, Recycle: Quoting Copyrighted Material in User-Generated Video
- Documentary Filmmaker's Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use