Copyright: Toolbox

Fair Use Analysis Tool

External Links for Copyright Basics

Fair Use Analysis Tool
University of Minnesota Fair Use Checklist   

Author Rights
SPARC Resources for Authors
Creative Commons Licensing 

Copyright Law of the United States
Title 17 of U.S. Copyright Law
American Library Association (ALA) statement on Distance Education and the TEACH Act

Public Domain Determination Tables
Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States (original suthorship by Cornell Copyright Information Center)
When U.S. Works Pass into the Public Domain (Gassaway; University of North Carolina)

Copyright Registration Records
Search Copyright Records: Registrations and Documents (U.S. Copyright Office)
Copyright Renewal Records (Michael Lesk; Rutgers University SCILS)