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Copyright Resource Websites
WSU Dunbar Library Copyright Guide
Everything you ever wanted to know about copyright and were afraid to ask. Make sure you check out the Fair Use check list.
University of Minnesota Map of Use Issues
There are a lot of different issues involved in figuring out if copyright requires you to seek permission (and often, pay a fee) for some use you'd like to make, or if copyright allows you to make the use without permission. The map and outline below may help guide you through the thought process.
Be sure that all components of your video are your original creation—even the audio portion. For example, if you use an audio track of a sound recording owned by a record label without that record label's permission, your video may be infringing the copyrights of others, and may be subject to removal.YouTube offers a library of authorized music to liven up your video.
Copyright Advisory Network Digital Slider
Copyright laws are complex and can be very confusing! Is a work in the public domain? Do you need permission to use it? When does copyright expire? Find these answers and more at your fingertips with this handy,digital Copyright Slider designed by Michael Brewer, OITP Copyright Advisory Committee member, and published by the Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP).
A joint project of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Harvard, Stanford, Berkeley, University of San Francisco, University of Maine, George Washington School of Law, and Santa Clara University School of Law clinics.
Do you know your online rights? Have you received a letter asking you to remove information from a Web site or to stop engaging in an activity? Are you concerned about liability for information that someone else posted to your online forum? If so, this site is for you. <
You Tube Removals
Why Was my Youtube Movie removed? A guide produced by the Electronic Frontier Foundation.