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Dominican University Copyright Policy: Copyright Resources

Copyright Guidelines

The links below can assist Dominican community members in making decisions about the use of copyrighted material in a class. 

I want to see if a work is protected by copyright

http://librarycopyright.net/resources/digitalslider/​

I want to know if my using a specific work is considered Fair Use or protected by the TEACH Act

 

http://www.librarycopyright.net/resources/fairuse/

(We recommend printing out resulting PDF to keep for one’s records.)

http://guides.lib.utexas.edu/copyright​ for TEACH Act, which includes a checklist of items

I want to get permission to use copyrighted material for my class.

http://www.copyright.com/academia/annual-copyright-license/

Copyright Basics

Copyright basics from the United States Copyright Office:
http://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ01.pdf

Reproduction of Copyrighted Works by Educators and Librarians:
http://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ21.pdf

The Copyright Clearance Center has a tool for copyright compliance. There is also a quiz on copyright compliance.
https://www.copyright.com/learn/media-download/copyright-on-campus/

 

Obtaining Copyright Permission

The University of Texas has information on obtaining permission:
http://guides.lib.utexas.edu/copyright