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American Association of Law Libraries

American Association of School Libraries  

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Yale University Liblicence 

American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) - Law
53 West Jackson Blvd. Suite 940, Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-939-4764 Fax 312-431-1097

1. Continuing Education
     Copyright Tutorial Program
     Copyright Law in the Digital Age
     Joint Study Institute: U.S. Law and Practice in a Changing Global Environment
2. Copyright Committee
     Copyrights & Wrongs
     Contact Information

American Association of School Libraries (AASL) - All
50 E. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-280-4386 Fax: 312-664-7459

1. ICONnect Online Courses
Issues: K-12 Internet Issues
            Lesson 2: Copyright

American Library Association (ALA) - All
50 E. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 1-800-545-2433 Fax: (312) 440-9374

1. Copyright, Libraries & The Public (left frame)
     ALA Copyright Principles
     Copyright Basics
     Copyright Fair Use
     Copyright & the Library
     Copyright & Learning
     About the Program
2. Copyright & Database Protection

Association of Research Libraries (ARL) - All
21 Dupont Circle, Washington, DC
Phone: 202-296-2296 Fax: 202-872-0884

1. Copyright & Intellectual Property
2. License Review And Negotiation
3. Timeline: A History of Copyright in the U.S.
4. CNISite Search Results - Copyright 00/03/18

Berkley Digital Library (BDI) - All
Cecil H. Green Library, Stanford, CA 94305-6004
Phone: 650-723-6985 Fax: 650-723-9325

1. Copyright, Intellectual Property Rights and Licensing Issues

Berkman Center for Internet & Society - Media Arts
Harvard Law School
Pound Hall 511, 1563 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617-495-7547 Fax 617-495-7641

5. Openlaw
4. Copyright's Commons
3. About Counter-Copyrights [CC]
2. Other Sites of Interest
1. The Filter: Publication of the Berkman Center


Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science - Software
Pittsburgh PA 15213-3891
Phone: (412) 268-8525 Fax (412) 268-5576

1. The Protection of Soft Property
      by Robert Thibadeau, 95/09

Consortium for Educational Technology in University Systems   (CETUS) - All

1. Fair Use of Copyrighted Works: 
     A Crucial Element in Educating America (scroll down)
       The Imperative for University Action on Copyright
       University Guidelines for Intellectual Property
       Fair Use and the Pursuit of Higher Education: A Statement of Principle
       Fair Use: Overview and Meaning for Higher Education
       Illustrative Scenarios
       Obtaining Permissions
       A Listserve Opportunity
       Working Group
2. Ownership of New Works at the University: Unbundling of Rights and the Pursuit of Higher Learning

Copyright Management Center (CMC) - Law
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
755 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5195
Phone: 317-274-4400 Fax: 317-278-3301

1. Fair Use for Teaching & Research
2. Rights & Claims of Ownership
3. Distance Education
4. Library Issues
5. Giving & Getting Permissions
6. Special Rules for Special Media
7. What's New (top frame)
     What's Old
     Bills in Congress
     US Copyright Statutes
     Other Resources

Copyown: A Resource on Copyright Ownership for the Higher Education Community - All
University of Maryland

1. Background
2. Tutorial
3. Policies (scroll down)
   Policy Collection for Member Institutions
Policies Sorted by Characteristics
          Collective Bargaining Agreements
          Copyright Policies
          Intellectual Property Policies
          University Sponsored Educational or Instructional Materials Policies
          Instructional Materials Policies
          New Policies (Adopted Since 1996)
          Computer Software Policies
4. Resources (scroll down)
      AAU/ARL Member Homepages
      AAU/ARL Technology Transfer Offices
      Articles and Commentaries
      Association Committees and Task Force Reports
      College and University Committees and Task Force Reports
      Conflict of Interest and Commitment Policy Collection
      Copyright Education Programs
      Distance Education
      Faculty Issues and Concerns
      Patent Policy Collection
      Professional Associations and Organizations
     Sample Agreements
     Scholarly Communications and Publishing
     Statements of Principles
     Teacher Exception to Work Made For Hire
     Technology Transfer Information
     Trademark Policy Collection
     Use of Copyrighted Works Policy Collection
     Work Made For Hire

Copyright Ownership Task Force: North Carolina State University - All

1. University Sites: URLs for other Policies/Task Forces
2. Copyright Use Subcommittee
3. Copyright and Fair Use (scroll down)
       Primary Legal Resources
       Useful Copyright Sites
       University Copyright Use Policies
       Copyright Ownership Policies and Proposals
       Pending Legislation
       Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Duquesne University - All
600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA, 15282
Phone: 412-396-6000
     Computing & Technology Services
      Rockwell Hall
      Phone: 412-396-6200 Fax: 412-396-5144

More Information on Copyright
     1. The Copyright Law
     2. Copyright Law Basics
     3. Development of the Multimedia Fair Use Guidelines
     4. Educational Fair Use
     5. Multimedia Production
     6. Intellectual Property
     7. Copyright Permission/Registration

Educause - All
1112 16th Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036-4822
Phone: 202-872-4200 Fac: 202-872-4318

1. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act
2. EDUCAUSE Statement on Copyright Office Interim Regulations for 'Service Providers'
     (RE: Title II of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act), 98/11/12
3. policy@edu: Will Colleges and Universities Become Cybercops?
     by Garret Sern, Educom Review, Volume 34 Number 4 1999
4. Copyright Office Conducts Study on How to Promote Distance Education through Digital Technologies, 1999
5. What Colleges and Universities Need to Know about the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
     by Casey Lide, CAUSE/EFFECT, Volume 22, Number 1, 1999
6. Distance Learning and Copyright: Is a Solution in Sight?
     by Laura N. Gasaway, CAUSE/EFFECT, Volume 22, Number 3, 1999
7. Intellectual Property and Copyright, 1999
8. The Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA), 00/04
9. Ownership Issues in Online Use of Institutional Materials
     by Dan L. Burk, CAUSE/EFFECT Volume 21, Number 2, 1998
10. Computer Use Policies at Major U.S. Public Universities
     by Susan Athey, CAUSE/EFFECT, Volume 22 Number 4 1999
11. EDUCAUSE and National Policy

Franklin Pierce Law Center (FPLC) - Law
2 White Street, Concord, New Hampshire 03301

4.  Intellectual Property Mall
3. Copyright for Computer Authors
    by Thomas G. Field, Jr.
2. Copyright on the Internet
   by Thomas G. Field, Jr.
1. Copyright in Visual Arts
   by Thomas G. Field, Jr.

Groton Public Schools - All
1300 Flanders Road, Mystic, CT 06355
Phone: 860-572-2180 Fax: 860-572-2107

A -  Copyright Implementation Manual, November, 1998 Revision
(Updated for the Digital Millennium Copyright Act & Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act)
 Table of Contents (all hyperlinked on site)
   1. Introduction to CIM
   2. Groton Public Schools Copyright Policy
   3. Copyright Act Overview
   4. Fair Use and the Guidelines
   5. Specific Applications: Classroom Photocopying
   6. Specific Applications: Music
   7. Specific Applications: Off-Air Videotaping
   8. Specific Applications: Performances and Displays
   9. Specific Applications: Distance Learning
  10. Specific Applications: Multimedia
  11. Specific Applications: The Internet
  12. Specific Applications: Computer Software and Courseware
  13. Specific Applications: School Library Copying
  14. TRAC: Teacher Resource Activity Center
  15. The Debate Over Copyright Protection in the Digital Age
  16. Copyright Resources at TRAC/Bibliography
  17. Copyright Resources on the Internet
B -  Copyright Resources on the Internet (all hyperlinked on site)
   1. Introduction
   2. U.S. Copyright Office
   3. The Copyright Act
   4. The Guidelines
   5. Obtaining Permission
   6. Citing Sources
   7. Copyright Registration
   8. Copyright Resources: General Interest
   9. Copyright Resources: Higher Education
 10. Copyright Resources: K-12
 11. Copyright Resources: Libraries
 12. Copyright Resources: Legal
 13. The Debate Over Copyright Protection in the Digital Age

Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies - All
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2424 Maile Way, Room 720, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822 USA
Phone: +1-808-956-2888 Fax: +1-808-956-2889

1. Weaving Webs of Ownership: Intellectual Property in an Information Age
    by Debora J. Halbert,, 1998
         Chapter Two: The Copyright Story

Legal Information Institute - Law
Cornell Law School
Myron Taylor Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853-4901.
Phone: 607-255-0565

1. Copyright: An Overview - Menu of Sources
2. Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter II - Copyright Office
3. Copyright Decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court (since May 1990)

James Mason University Library Science Program - All

Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Phone: 740-251-0492

1. Copyright for Educators


MIT/LCS WC3 - Media Arts
Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Laboratory for Computer Science
545 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: 617-253-2613 Fax: 617-258-5999

1. Intellectual Property Rights Overview (scroll down)
        Copyright Infringement
        Link Liability (Contributory Copyright Infringement)
2. Using PICS for Copyright Notice and Control 
    by Joseph M. Reagle Jr. 96/07
3. Panel 3: Rights Management, Copy Detection, and Access Control


National Academies of Sciences Press - All
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Lockbox 285, Washington, DC 20055

Phone: 202-334-3313 Fax: 202-334-2451

8. The Digital Dilemma: Intellectual Property in the Information Age 
     by Committee on Intellectual Property Rights and the 
Emerging Information Infrastructure, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, 2000
Chapter 4: Individual Behavior, Private Use and Fair Use, and the System for Copyright
Appendix F: Copyright Education
Appendix: G The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 and 
Circumvention of Technological Protection Measures

7. Proceedings of the Workshop on Promoting Access to Scientific and Technical Data for the Public Interest: 
An Assessment of Policy Options
     by Committee for a Study on Promoting Access to Scientific and Technical Data for the Public Interest
Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Research Council, Washington, D.C. 1999

     Chapter 12: Promoting Access to and Use of Government Scientific and Technical Data--
An Assessment of Legal and Policy Options

6. A Question of Balance: Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases (1999)

Chapter 3: Access to and Protections for Databases: Existing Policies and Approaches

5. Fostering Research on the Economic and Social Impacts of Information Technology (1998)

Chapter 2 Illustrative Examples and Unanswered Questions
2.4 Information Economy and Society
2.4.1 Protection of Intellectual Property (scroll down)
         Historical Perspectives on Copyright

4. Bits of Power: Issues of Access to Scientific Data (1997)

Chapter 5: 5 The Trend Toward Strengthened Intellectual Property Rights: 
       A Potential Threat to Public-Good Uses of Scientific Data

3. Rights and Responsibilities of Participants in Networked Communities (1994)

Chapter 6: Intellectual Property Interests

2. Global Dimensions of Intellectual Property Rights in Science and Technology (1993)

1. Intellectual Property Issues in Software (1991)


Opposing Copyright Extension - Law
Dennis S. Karjala, Professor of Law, Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona 85287-7906 
Phone: 602-965-4010 Fax: 602-965-2427 

The Purpose of Copyright
   by Lydia Pallas Loren
1.  About Copyright Term Extension
2.  Constitutionality of Term Extension
3.  Media Coverage
4.  Commentary
5.  Value of the Public Domain
6.  Website Links
7.  Legislative Materials (105th Congress)

Penn State Media & Technology Support Services - All
Special Services Bldg., 1127 Fox Hill Rd., State College, PA 16803-1824
Phone: 814-865-6314 Fax: 814-863-2574

1. Fair Use Guidelines for Educational Multimedia and Related Documents and Links
2. Sites to Visit for Copyright Information

Professional Center Library for Law and Management - All
Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road, P. O. Box 7206, Reynolda Station, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27109
Phone: 336-758-5148 Fax: 336-758-6077

Copyright Permission Pages (left frame)
     Forms, Letters and Other Resources
     Other Copyright Websites

Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) - All
21 Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-296-2296 Fax: 202-872-0884

2. Writers' and Readers' Rights in the Electronic Environment
   by Toby Bainton, SCONUL, UK, 99/10/15
1. Authors' Rights
   by Scott Bennett, 99/12

Stanford University Libraries/Academic Information Resources - Law

1. Copyright & Fair Use
     Primary Materials
     Current Legislation, Cases and Issues
     Resources on the Internet
     Overview of Copyright Law
2. Michigan Document Services Case & Coursepacks
3. Fair Use and Multimedia
4. National Information Infrastructure Legislation and Information
5. Articles and Publications

6. Copyright and Preservation: A Serious Problem in Need of a Thoughtful Solution1
    by Robert L. Oakley, 90/09


University at Albany - All

State University of New York
1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222
Phone: (518) 442-3300

Intellectual Property, Copyright, and Fair Use Resources
   1.  Copyright Law
   2.  Getting Permission to Make Copies
   3.  Organizations
   4.  World Wide Web Sites Concerning Fair Use and Copyright]
   5.  Electronic Lists
   6.  Discussions
   7.  Guides
   8.  Citations for Readings on Copyright
   9.  University Libraries Web Pages Concerning Copyright


UCLA School of Law - Law

Box 951476, 1242 Law School Building, Los Angeles CA 90095-1476
Phone: 310-825-4841 Fax: 310-206-6489

1. Freedom of Speech and Appellate and Summary Judgment Review in Copyright Cases
     by Eugene Volokh,& Brett McDonnell 1998
I. Why Independent Judgment Review Is Mandated
     A. Freedom of Speech and Copyright
     B. Freedom of Speech and Appellate Review
     C. Appellate Review and Copyright
     D. Appellate Review in Cases Won By Defendants
     E. Applying These Principles to Summary Judgment and Motions for J.N.O.V.
     F. Lawyers Should at Least Ask for Independent Review
II. Is Copyright Different?
    A. The First Amendment Interest
       1. Property Rights
       2. Private Enforcement
       3. Content-Neutrality
        4. Subject Matter of the Jeopardized Speech
       5. It's All Costs of Doing Business
       6. Copyright Law Furthers Free Speech Values
       7. The Copyright Clause
       8. Importance of the Government Interest
    B. Is Trying to Refine the Idea/Expression Dichotomy Pointless?
       1. Lower Courts' Use of Prior Cases as Benchmarks
       2. Lawyers' Use of Prior Cases as Benchmarks
       3. The Supreme Court's Views in Other Areas
       4. Independent Appellate Review in Those Circuits That Already Do It
    C. Against Special Pleading for Copyright
III. Reconsidering Bose?
IV. First Amendment Due Process and Copyright Law

2. The UCLA Online Institute for Cyberspace Law and Policy
3. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act
4. Cases, Statutes, & Topical Highlights Cyberspace Law & Policy
5. The Growth & Development of Cyberspace Law in the United States: Highlights of the Past Decade
6. Cyberspace Law Perspectives
7. Selected Online Resources


University of Iowa Libraries - All
100 Main Library, Iowa City IA 52242-1420
Phone: 319-335-5867 Fax: 319-335-5900


1. Copyright and Multimedia Law for Webbuilders and Multimedia Authors


University of North Carolina Taskforce on Intellectual Property - All

5. Report of the Copyright Ownership Subcommittee, May 19, 1999
4. Report of the Educating the Institutions Subcommittee, May 19, 1999
3. Report of the Copyright Use Subcommittee, May 19, 1999
2. UNC Faculty Assembly Copyright Colloquium
 Issues & Priorities Participants, November 5, 1998
1. Links

University of Oregon - Visual Arts
Visual Art Collection

Architecture and Allied Arts Library
Lawrence Hall, Room 300
5249 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-5249 
Phone: 541-346-2209 Fax: 541-346-2205

Copyright & Art Issues
   by Christine L. Sundt
   3. Been There, Done That! The State of the Question Regarding Copyright, Fair Use and Intellectual  Property in the Arts (updated 00/03/14)
   2. The CONFU Digital Image and Multimedia Guidelines: The Consequences for Libraries and Educators
   1. Comments on: "The Green Paper" -- Intellectual Property and the  National Information Infrastructure: A Preliminary Draft of the  Report of the Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights, 94/07


University of Texas Systems Office of General Counsel - Law
201 West Seventh Street
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: 512-499-4462 Fax: 512-499-4523

Copyright Crash Course
  by Georgia Harper, last update 00/05/22

Copyright Law in the Electronic Environment
   by Georgia Harper, last update 00/02/07


WATCH: Writers, Artists, and Their Copyright Holders - All

Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin

1. Welcome to WATCH
2. WATCH News
3. Online Copyright Resources
4. Locating US Copyright Holders
5. Locating US Copyright Holders


Yale University Liblicence - All

Yale University
P.O. Box 208240, New Haven, CT, 06520-8240
Phone:  203-432-1818 Fax: 203-432-1294
Liblicence Email:

1. Definitions of Words and Phrases Commonly Found in Licensing Agreements
2. Licensing Terms & Descriptions
3. Licenses Provided by Publishers
4. Licensing Resources
5. Bibliography of Licensing Sources
6. National Site License Initiatives
7. Authors' Licenses