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ABA Intellectual Property Section - Law
American Bar Association 
Service Center, 541 N. Fairbanks Ct, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-988-5522

1. Committee 301: Copyright Legislation
2. Committee 302: International Copyright Treaties & Laws
3. Committee 303: Copyright Office Affairs
4. Committee 304: Pictoral, Graphic, Sculptural & Choreographic Works
5. Committee 306: Broadcasting, Sound Recordings & Performing Artists
6. Committee 307: Authors
7. Committee 308: Government Relations to Copyright
8. Copyright Legislation 105th Congress
9. Copyright Legislation 106th Congress
10. Sites of Interest

American Intellectual Property Law Association - Law
2001 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 203, Arlington, VA 22202-3694
Phone:  (703) 415-0780 Fax: (703) 415-0786

1. Laws & Regulations
2. IP Links
3. Other Sites of Interest

American Library Association Copyright Education Program
American Library Association
Office for Information Technology Policy
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 403, Washington, D.C. 20004-1701
Phone: 202-628-8421  Fax: 202-628-8424

     Left Frame
           2000 Copyright Advisory Committee
         Charge to the Committee
         Copyright Statement
         Copyright Staff

Top Frame

Copyright Basics
     Left Frame
          Copyright Duration
        Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)Guide
Copyright Fair Use
     Left Frame
           What is Fair Use?
        Additional Resources
Copyright & The Library
     Left Frame
       How will UCITA impact libraries?
       Additional Resources
Copyright & Learning
     Left Frame
          Distance Education
Copyright & Research
     Left Frame
          Copyright Policies
Copyright & The Internet
     Left Frame
          Hypertext Linking and Copyright Issues

American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) - All
4915 St. Elmo Avenue, Suite 401, Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-657-1291 Fax: 301-657-1296

1. Is the Web Really Free? Intellectual property protection and implications for the distribution of educational content among medical schools, AMIA Symposium Panel 1999
2. Biomedical Publishing and the Internet Evolution or Revolution?
     by Michael W. Jacobson, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
         7:230-233 (2000)
3. Biomedicine's Electronic Publishing Paradigm Shift Copyright Policy and PubMed Central
     by Barry P. Markovitz, Journal of the American Medical  Informatics Association  
        7:222-229 (2000)

American National Standards Institute (ANSI) - All
1819 L Street, NW, Sixth Floor, Washington, DC 20036 
Phone: 202-293-8020; Fax: 202-293-9287

1. Standard Uniform File Identifier (UFI) 'Electronic Copyright Page

American Publishers Association - All
50 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001-1564
Phone: 202-347-3375) Fax: 202-347-3690)

1. Industry Issues: Copyright
2. Copyright Committee
3. Rights and Permissions Advisory Committee
4. Campus Copyright Education Program
5. Comments from AAP to U.S. Copyright Office on Distance Education
6. Contractual Licensing, Technological Measures and Copyright Law
7. AAP Position Paper on Scanning
8. Guidelines for Classroom Copying
9. The Copyright Primer: A Survival Guide to the Copyrights and  Permissions Process

American Society for Information Science (ASIS) - Software
8720 Georgia Avenue, Suite 501, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
Phone: 301-495-0900 Fax: 301-495-0810 

Journal of the American Society for Information Science
Volume 50, Issue 14, 1999
Relevant Copyright Abstracts
1.  Introduction and overview
      by Kenneth D. Crews
2.  Copyright and fair-use guidelines for education and libraries, 
       by Kenneth D. Crews,
3.  CONFU-sed: security, safe harbors, and fair-use guidelines, 
     by Dwayne K. Buttler
4.  What's right about fair-use guidelines for the academic community?, 
      by Mary Levering
5.  What's wrong with fair-use guidelines for the academic community?, 
      by Kenneth Frazier
6.  The multimedia guidelines, 
      by Joann Stevens
7.  Testing the limits: The CONFU digital-images and multimedia 
guidelines and their consequences for libraries and educators, 
   by Christine L. Sundt
8.  Guidelines for distance learning and interlibrary loan: Doomed and more doomed, 
      by Laura N. Gasaway
9.  Electronic reserves and fair use: The outer limits of CONFU, 
      by Kenneth D. Crews
10. The economics of publishing: The consequences of library and research copying
      by Colin Day
11.  The immunity dilemma: Are state colleges and universities still liable for copyright infringements?, 
      by Kenneth D. Crews and Georgia K. Harper
12.  Fair-use guidelines: A selected bibliography, 
      by Noemí A. Rivera-Morales

American Society of Media Photographers - Media & Visual Arts
150 North Second Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: 215-451-2767 Fax: 215-451-0880

1. Media Photographers Copyright Agency

2. ASMP Bulletin

ArtGally News Pallette - All

1. Copyright Law for Webmasters
     by Timothy J. Walton, 1999
2. Wrecked on the Legal Highway
3. An Intellectual Property Law Primer for Multimedia and Web Developers
     by J. Dianne Brinson and Mark F. Radcliffe, 1996
4. The Artist's Magazine: More Legal Briefs: Advice on copyright and other business concerns that wouldn't fit in the April 2000 issue of The Artist's Magazine.


Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) - Software
ACM, 1515 Broadway, New York, NY, 10036, USA
Phone: 212-626-0500 Fax: 212-944-1318

1. Copyright and Intellectual Property (scroll down)
2. News and New Files
3. Pending Legislation
4. Copyright Files

Ubiquity - An ACM Journal & Forum

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act
     by Jeanine L. Gibbs Esq., Issue 26, 2000/08/22-28

The Information Age and the Printing Press: Looking Backward to See Ahead
   by James A. Dewar, Issue 25, 2000/08/15-21


Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) - Software
315 South Northwest Highway, Suite 200
Park Ridge, IL 60068-4278
Phone: 847-825-8124 Fax: 847-825-1693

1. AITP National Legislative Committee
Recommended AITP Position WIPO Implementation Act - 1998
2. Comments: The European Union's Data Transport Privacy Regulations and Safe Harbor, Charles Oriez, May 19,1999


Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) - All
P.O. Box 7640, Arlington, VA 22207
Phone: 703-243-8040 Fax: 703-243-4551

1. User Book Marks (scroll down) - Copyright
2. Current Legislation - Copyright

John Perry Barlow - All (US, Nonprofit)
168 South Franklin, Pinedale, Wyoming 82941-1009
Phone: 307-367-2466 Fax:307-367-4502

Please see: Authors


Christian News and Information Resources - All

1. Christians & the Copyright Law
   by Jack Decker

Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) - Software
666 Eleventh Street N.W. Suite 600, Washington, D.C. 20001
Phone: 202-783-0070 Fax: 202-783-0534

Public Policy Focus: Intellectual Property (scroll down)
1.  CCIA Urges Changes to Digital Copyright Bills 98/03/19
2.  CCIA Seeks Correct Interpretation of WIPO Treaty and Appropriate Implementing Legislation (97/12) 
3.  CCIA President Ed Black Gives Congressional Testimony on The WIPO Copyright Treaties Implmentation Act and The On-Line Copyright Liability Limitation Act (97/09) 
4.  CCIA'S Leadership Results in the Adoption of a Balanced WIPO Copyright Treaty (97/03)


Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR) - All
P.O. Box 717
Palo Alto, CA 94302
Phone: (650)322-3778
Fax: (650)322-4748
Email: cpsr-info @

1. Intellectual Property on the Net

Copyright Society of the United States - Law
1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212)354-6401

1. Research

2. General Copyright & Licensing Information

Copyright Website - Media Arts

1. Visual Arts (top frame)
2. Audio Arts
3. Digital Arts
4. Basics
5. News

Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) - All
1755 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-939-4750 Fax: 202-939-4765

1. Licensing of Electronic Resources

2. Selecting Research Collections for Digitization
    by Dan Hazen, Jeffrey Horrell, Jan Merrill-Oldham, 98/08 
(scroll down to copyright - The Place to Begin)

3. Structured Glossary of Technical Terms (scroll down to copyright)

4. Synthesis of Proceedings (scroll down to copyright)

5. Commission on Preservation & Access: Copyright & Preservation
    A - Is the Work Protected?
     F - The Rights of Copyright Owners
     G - Limitations on the Rights of Copyright Owners
     II - THE US Copyright Scheme
     III - Applying the Act to the Brittle Books Preservation Program
     IV - What Have Other Organizations Done About Copyright?
     V - A Review of Some Possible Solutions
     Notes: Copyright and Preservation


Digital Future Coalition (DFC) - Media Arts
PO Box 7679, Washington, DC 20004-7679
Phone: 202-628-6048 Fax. 202-628-9227

1. Links

GigaLaw - Law
5310 South Trimble Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30342

1. The Changing Roles of Patent and Copyright Protection for Software
   by Gregory J. Kirsch, 00/04

2. Web Site Framing: Trademark and Copyright Issues
   by Margaret Smith Kubiszyn, 00/04

3. Ownership Issues in Copyright Law
   by Michael Landau, 00/04

4. The Basics of U.S. Copyright Law
   by the U.S. Copyright Office, 00/03

5. A Software Copyright Primer
   by Jay Hollander, 00/02

6. What is a "Work Made for Hire"?
   by the U.S. Copyright Office, 00/02

7. The Importance of "Electronic Publication Rights"
   by Michael Landau, 00/01

Home Recording Rights Coalition - Media Arts
Box 14267, Washington, D.C. 20044-4247
Phone: 1-800-282-8273

1. Cable Compatibility

2. Chronology of Home Recording Rights

3. Digital Audio Recording Rights & Legislation

4. Digital Video & National Information Infrastructure

5. How to Talk Politics & Influence People

6. Newsletter

7. Tribute: Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead

Institute for Learning Technologies (ILT) - All
Teachers College, Columbia University
525 West 120th Street, Box 144, New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-678-4000 Fax: 212-678-4048

1. The Importance of Copyright Issues for Educators
2. Copyright Resources for Education Online: The ILTguide to Copyright

International Intellectual Property Alliance - All
1747 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 825,Washington, DC, 20006-4604
Phone: (202) 833-4198 Fax: (202) 872-0546

1. Copyright Industries in the U.S. Economy: The 1999 Report (Executive Summary)

2. IIPA 2000 Special 301 Report February 18, 2000
3. Reports by Country
4. Reports by Issue
5. Worldwide Piracy Losses

Intellectual Property Law Server (Intelproplaw)  - Law
924 7th Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1A4, Canada
Phone: 403-262-8779

1. The Copyright Page
2. The Copyright Forum
3. Online Publications
4. Intellectual Property Articles
5. Copyright Links (scroll down)

Intellectual Property, Copyright, and Fair Use Resources - All
Lorre Smith, University at Albany

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

Liber: Free the Books Campaign - Literary Arts
Alan R. Light

1. Links about Abuses of Copyright

Medical Library Association - All
65 East Wacker Place, Suite 1900, Chicago, IL 60602-4805
Phone: 312-419-9094 Fax: 312-419-8950

1. What the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the Copyright Term 
Extension Act Mean for the Library Community
   by Arnold P. Lutzker
2. Copyright Liability
3. Copyright and the Web
4. Copyright Term Extension Act: Public Law 105-298
5. Copyright and Lending Software
6. The Copyright Law and Fair Use
7. Copyright Law
8. Copyright Term Extension
9. Study on Distance Education and Digital Technologies

Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) - Media Arts
15503 Ventura Blvd., Encino, California 91436
Phone: (818) 995-6600

1. Copyright Press Releases (left frame)
2. Anti-Piracy
     The Law (top frame)
     Contact/Reward Program (top frame)
     Press Release Archive (top frame)
3. Legislation

Music Library Association - Media & Performing Arts
6707 Old Dominion Drive, Suite 315, McLean, VA 22101
Phone: 703-556-8780 Fax: 703-556-9301

1. A Guide to Copyright for Music Librarians
2. Latest News, recent developments
3. Current Issues in Copyright
4. Frequently Asked Questions
5. Copyright Guidelines
6. Bibliography
7. Related Internet Resources

National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage (NINCH) - All
21 Dupont Circle NW, Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-296-5346 Fax: 202-872-0886

1. Copyright Town Hall Meetings 2000
2. Copyright Policy Statement
3. Copyright, Fair Use & Licensing in a Digital World
4. Fair Use Education
5. Basic Principles for Managing Intellectual Property in the Digital Environment, National Humanities Alliance

National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) - Performing & Media Arts
711 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-370-5330, Fax: 212-953-2384

1. Copyright Legislation
2. Links (scroll down)
3. Site Search & Map (select copyright)

"No Cense" - Copyright Reform Campaign - All
Dennis McCarthy

1. Copyright 101: The Basics
2. Five Principles

Open Content - Software

1. OpenContent License
2. Open Publication License
3. OpenContent Content Database

Society of American Archivists - All
527 S. Wells St., 5th Floor • Chicago, IL 60607-3922
Phone: 312-922-0140 Fax 312-347-1452

1. Statement On Copyright Issues for Archives in Distance Education, 99/02/05
2. Text of Letter Sent on SAA Letterhead to Members of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees in Opposition to the Copyright Term Extension Act
3. Basic Principles for Managing Intellectual Property In the Digital Environment: An Archival Perspective, 97/08
4. Copyright, Archival Institutions and the Digital Environment, 97/06
5. Educational Fair Use Guidelines for Digital Images: Response of The Society of American Archivists to the Draft Guidelines Developed by the Conference on Fair Use

Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) - Software
1730 M St. NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036-4510
Phone: (202) 452-1600

1. Anti-Piracy
2. 1999 Global Software Piracy Report
3. Upgrade Magazine

Special Libraries Association (SLA) - Law
1700 Eighteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009-2514
Phone: 202-234-4700 Fax: 202-265-9317

1. Current Copyright Activities
2. Analysis of H.R. 2281 and S. 1121, WIPO Treaties Implementation Act
3. Copyright/Intellectual Property
4. Government Relations Update 98/02 (scroll down)
     (a) World Moving to Establish Digital Copyright Law 
     (b) Proposed U.S. Copyright Office Activities Draw Fire
5. The Digital Millernium Copyright Act, 
     by Jonathan Band
6. House Passes Digital Copyright Bill With Database Protection Attached
7. Copyright Bookmarks
8. Libraries and Copyright: A Guide to Copyright Law in the 1990s
9. Copyrighted Materials Acquisitions
10. Selected Web Sites on Copyright and Special Libraries
11. Special Libraries Association: Copyright Policy For Headquarters Staff
12. SLA Government Relations and Copyright Committee List
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Union for the Public Domain - All
John Lederer, Organizing Chair 

1. Copyright and Neighboring Rights