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Copyright Center for CPS Online (UNH Manchester Library): Additional Help & Related Guides


Copyright for Librarians A free online tutorial developed by the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School and Electronic Information for Libraries (eIFL).



Introduction to Copyright Law A free, online course from MIT’s OpenCourseWare. Electrical Engineering & Computer Science course, with specifics on copyright applying to music and audiovisual content. Reading list, syllabus and 4 video lectures.



Intellectual Property Primer for Online Instructors A free, online course from University of California – Irvine’s OpenCourseWare. Flash-based presentation, with sections on the TEACH Act, “Protecting Your Intellectual Property,” and “Using Other People’s Property.”


  crashcourse2 University of Texas “Copyright Crash Course, with sections on multimedia creation, digital libraries and copyright, copyright management, licensing and online presentations.

Columbia University Correcting Course: Rebalancing Copyright Columbia University in the City of New York and the Office of Information Technology Policy (OITP) of the American Library Association present Correcting Course: Rebalancing Copyright for Libraries in the National and International Arenas. Correcting Course offers a high-level briefing on developments in the United States and in international venues affecting the balanced interpretation and application of copyright. It promotes a renewed activism in support of fair use and the full complement of copyright exceptions and limitations which enable libraries to serve their communities.



Columbia University Fundamentals of Copyright A series of podcasts of Kenneth Crews discussing copyright law. Each podcast is typically about 15 minutes in length, and the series is especially suited for giving members of the academic community a guide to the fundamentals of copyright for teaching, research, and other pursuits. These podcasts were prepared with the assistance of Neil Wehneman, creator of


  denisoncopy Denison University – Copyright in 90 Seconds This site is designed for instructional purposes and offers a variety of methods by which you can educate yourself about copyright law. The information contained on this site is not meant as legal advice. The content was prepared to inform those in the academic community about copyright. If you are seeking legal or expert assistance, please seek the services of a competent legal professional.