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In an age of connected learning, navigating the copyright landscape can be challenging. The following resources may help you as you attempt to answer key copyright questions about content use, re-use, distribution, creation, and more.
- EDUCAUSE Policy Topic: Intellectual Property
Looking to find out more about copyright, Fair Use, DMCA, and other legislation in this area? This page from the EDUCAUSE Policy office provides a useful overview of IP issues facing higher education.
- EDUCAUSE Library: Copyright and IP Policies
Find model campus policies in the EDUCAUSE Library.
- Copyright Timeline: A History of Copyright in the United States
This timeline from the Association of Research Libraries is a comprehensive look at the legal evolution of copyright law in the United States.
- Copyright Crash Course
From the University of Texas Libraries, this online interactive guide points to copyright’s role in the flow of research and teaching, and helps users understand ownership, management, and sharing of copyrights.
- Know Your Copyrights
An online guide from ARL that “looks at copyright from the perspectives of all key academic stakeholders and suggests what each group can do to enhance their copyright practices and advance academic interests.
- American University Center for Social Media: Codes of Best Practices in Fair Use
This site features a number of resources related to fair use, including teaching materials, codes of best practices, and other documents. Topics include OpenCourseWare, online video, academic and research libraries, and more.
- Orphan Works and Mass Digitization
This Library of Congress site is a review of “the problem of orphan works under U.S. copyright law” and includes links to pertinent works.
- ARL Copyright and Intellectual Property
This website provides helpful resources related to Fair Use, author rights, legislation, and international copyright and IP.
- Copyright Act of 1976
- Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act of 1998
- Digital Millennium Copyright Act
- DMCA FAQ(from the EDUCAUSE Campus Policy Working Group)
- Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization (TEACH) Act
- Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA)
- Authors Guild, Inc., et al. v. HathiTrust et al.
- HathiTrust Copyright Case: Resources (EDUCAUSE)
- Georgia State Copyright Case: Resources(EDUCAUSE)
EDUCAUSE created a page that provides resources related to the Georgia State copyright case (Cambridge University Press et al. v. Patton et al.). This lawsuit brought by several publishers against Georgia State University involves the use of copyrighted materials in e-reserves in higher education, but the impact of the case and its potential results may be far more reaching.
- UCLA Streaming Video Lawsuit
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EDUCAUSE Library Items for Copyright
- Building a Digital Collection from the Ground Up
February 26, 2009
A session at the EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference 2009
Creating digital collections is an exciting way to reach beyond traditional boundaries and bring information to people no matter where they are. Any person, group, or institution can begin digitiza…
- Meet the Expert: P2P Update
February 18, 2010
A session at the EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference 2010
What are the requirements and options governing how campus networks deal with P2P now and in the future? Not a month has gone by in the past couple of years without a major news story related to th…
- P2P Policy Updates: From Campus to Congress, and Now the State House
May 8, 2008
Peer-to-peer file sharing remains a major headache for campus IT administrators, as the RIAA and MPAA aggressively explore the boundaries of litigation and legislation. This session will feature tw…
- Collaborative Social Networking: Copyright Nightmare, Dream, or Reality?
April 1, 2008
A session at the EDUCAUSE Western Regional Conference 2008
The collaborative nature of sharing media in social networks can present varied and challenging copyright issues. The knowledgeable application of copyright laws, policies, and practices are keys i…
- Don't Download This Panel
April 2, 2008
A session at the EDUCAUSE Western Regional Conference 2008
The attention of—and on—higher education has been focused on defensive measures to curb illegal file sharing. But this is occurring in the context of a much larger national debate about the app…
- Digital Entertainment on Campus: Old Lawsuits and New Business Models
May 16, 2007
Earlier this year, in what Casey Green called its "spring offensive," the Recording Industry Association of America stepped up its program of bringing infringement claims against thousand…
- Strategic Thinking for the IT Leader in Times of Change (con't)
August 5, 2006
August 5, 2006 SA06_160597 …
- Promoting Copyright Education and Compliance on Campus
February 23, 2006
A session at the EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference 2006
Eliminating copyright illiteracy is a challenge on any campus. Learn how Brigham Young University developed and implemented a variety of resources and tools to help educate their faculty, staff, an…
- The Politics of IT Policies Is the Politics of Everything Digital
May 18, 2005
Copyright, government surveillance, national security, Internet security, and data privacy reign as some of the most important issues that shape our experience as information technologists today. L…
- MGM v Grokster: What It Will Mean to You
April 7, 2005
The Supreme Court's decision in the MGM v Grokster case will be announced within a few months. Depending on whose arguments you believe, the result will be either the end of innovation as we k…