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Copyright and Fair Use

Adapted from Texas A&M University Central Texas libuguide.

Additional Resources

U.S. Copyright Office
UT System Office of General Council
University of Texas Libraries
Copyright Clearance Center
Creative Commons
Stanford University Libraries

FAQs

United States Copyright Office FAQ

  • Frequently asked questions about copyright

Using Copyrighted Works in Your Teaching - FAQ 

  • Created by the Association of Research Libraries, this FAQ is arranged around sequence of six overarching questions that collectively represent a good-faith analysis for circumstances that are common in teaching at most universities. 

Duke University's FAQs and Best Practices for Copyright in the Classroom

Further Reading

5 Myths

Bailey J. Copyright myths [Internet]. New Orleans: Plagiarism Today; 2011. Available from https://www.plagiarismtoday.com/stopping-internet-plagiarism/your-copyrights-online/3-copyright-myths/

Jassin LJ. Ten common copyright permission myths. New York: CopyLaw.com; 2011. Available from http://www.copylaw.com/new_articles/copy_myths.html

Templeton B. 10 big myths about copyright explained [Internet]. [n.p.]: templetons.com; 2008. Available from https://www.templetons.com/brad/copymyths.html

5 Principles 

Creative Commons. Creative Commons [Internet]. Mountain View (CA): Creative Commons; 2011. Available from https://creativecommons.org/.

Harper GK. Copyright Crash Course [Internet]. Austin (TX): University of Texas Libraries; 2007. Available from http://guides.lib.utexas.edu/copyright.

Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition. SPARC Resources for Authors [Internet]. Washington: Association of Research Libraries; 2011. Available from https://sparcopen.org/our-work/author-rights/brochure-html/.