General/U.S. Copyright

CENDI, Frequently Asked Questions About Copyright: Issues Affecting the U.S. Government

10 Big Myths About Copyright Explained by Brad Templeton

Copyright, Intellectual Property Rights, and Licensing Issues. Berkeley Digital Library SunSITE

Copyright Toolbox

Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Crews, Kenneth D. and Buttler, Dwayne, K., Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators: Creative Strategies and Practical Solutions, 2nd edition, Chicago, American Library Association, 2006. Available online from the FIU Libraries as a NetLibrary book.

Crews, Kenny, The TEACH Act and some Frequently Asked Questions, American Library Association

Lipinski, Tomas A., Copyright Law and the Distance Education Classroom, London: Scarecrow Press, 2005, 225 p. FIU Library Reserve, KF4209 E38 L57 2005.

North Carolina State University Libraries, The TEACH Toolkit: An Online Resource for Understanding Copyright and Distance Education

University of Connecticut Libraries, TEACH Act (Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization Act, 2002)

University of Texas, Copyright Crash Course: The TEACH Act Finally Becomes Law

U.S. Senate, S.487, 107th Congress, 1st Session

Washburn University, TEACH Act Scenarios

5 Things You Should Read about Copyright and Sharing Instructional Materials

Is it Protected by Copyright?

FIU Copyright Policies (Available from the FIU Compliance website):

FIU Digital Millennium Copyright Act Policy

FIU Internet Access Policy for University Libraries

FIU Inventions and Works (UFF)

FIU Works and Copyrightable Materials


International Copyright

Database of International Copyright Law (K. Crews, Columbia Univ.)

IFLA Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters (CLM)

International Copyright Law (University of Washington)

International Copyright Relations of the US (Circular 38A)

Patry Copyright Blog (International copyright lawyer)

WIPO Intellectual Property Handbook

WIPO Guide to Intellectual Property Worldwide


Author’s Rights & Public Deposit Mandates

Cornell NIH Policy

Harvard to collect, disseminate scholarly articles for faculty

ARL Webcast: Institutional Compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy: Ensuring Deposit Rights