Reference Resources & Quick Facts
- Bound By Law: Trapped in a Struggle She Didn't Understand - This comic book from Duke Law School's Center for the Study of the Public Domain uses the experiences of a documentary filmmaker to explain current copyright law and fair use. You can download or purchase physical copies.
- Copyright Resources on the Web - This HSU Library page has links to general guides, music resources, copyright permissions, and plagiarism information.
- Cornell University's Copyright Information Center - Includes their 2006 policy for Electronic Reserves.
- FOB (Firms Out of Business) - Database for locating current copyright holders or contacts when the known holder is out of business.
- Stanford University Libraries: Copyright & Fair Use - This comprehensive site is sponsored by the Council on Library Resources, FindLaw Internet Legal Resources and the Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources.
- US Code : Title 17 - This part of the US Code covers copyright legislation.
- U.S. Copyright Office - One of the major service units of the Library of Congress, this site has links to all of the key publications on copyright.
- WATCH (Writers, Artists, and Their Copyright Holders) - Database for locating copyright holders or contacts for permission to use protected text or images.