- Research & Course Help
In the past decade or so, there has been an explosion of copyright educational sites and resources focusing on various aspects of copyright law as applied to unique issues faced by institutions of higher education and their libraries, graduate schools, information technology units, colleges, and all the resources and centers that support excellence in teaching and learning. For reasons related to the ease of digitization and online distribution of materials, we can no longer afford to ignore copyright law. The most ingenuous site possible matters little without quality content - and quality content is invariably copyrighted.
One can quickly be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information returned with a simple Google search. The resources collected here are some of the best of the best and should expand your understanding of how to lawfully use copyrighted materials in your teaching endeavors.
• Frequently Asked Questions: Due to the nature of copyright questions and their propensity to have different responses depending of different fact scenarios, there are virtually unlimited amounts of questions that could be placed in this section. Many of the possible questions have been addressed already in different areas of this site but will be repeated here for organizational symmetry and for those who go directly to FAQs, hoping for THE answer. See also Resources For Copyright and Teaching.