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Copyright at VCSU: Resources

For guidelines about copyright, fair use, and links to further resources.

Resources for more information:

Coaching Copyright

From researching to remixing, library users need your guidance on a wide range of copyright topics. The way to move beyond "yes, you can" or "no, you can't" is to become a copyright coach. The authors offer a framework for coaching copyright, empowering users to take a practical approach to specific situations.

Copyright and E-Learning: A guide for practitioners

Through its practically based overview of current and emerging copyright issues facing those working in e-learning, this book will help equip professionals with the tools, skills and understanding they need to work confidently and effectively in the virtual learning environment with the knowledge that they are doing so legally.

Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators

Copyright law never sleeps, making it imperative to keep abreast of the latest developments. Declared "an exemplary text that seals the standards for such books" (Managing Information), this newly revised and updated edition by respected copyright authority Crews offers timely insights and succinct guidance for LIS students, librarians, and educators alike.

Creativity and Copyright: legal essentials for screenwriters and creative artists

This short reference is the perfect guide for screenwriters and creative artists looking to succeed as industry professionals.

Managing Copyright in Higher Education

A complete, one-stop, guide to managing copyright at all levels--community college, college, and university.

Sample Language for Syllabi:

Materials distributed to students or made available to students in connection with this course may be copyright protected.  They are intended for use only by students registered and enrolled in this course and only for the instructional activities associated with and for the duration of this course.  They may not be retained in another medium or disseminated further.