Subject Specialist
Picture: Janice Braun

Janice Braun
Library Director and Special Collections Librarian
Tel: 510-430 2047

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All Items by Source

Electronic Journals

Computer and Internet Lawyer Restricted Resource Some full text available
Copyright issues pertaining to computer software, the Internet, etc.

eBooks

Copyright Plain & Simple Restricted Resource Some full text available
By Carol Besenjak.
Intellectual Property Law Restricted Resource Some full text available
Overview of copyright and other intellectual property law (patents, trademarks, etc.) by Duncan Spiers.
Music Copyright Law Restricted Resource Some full text available
By David J. Slay and Cheryl Moser.

Handbooks & Guides

Getting Permission: How to License & Clear Copyrighted Materials Online & Off
Print Location: 346.730482 S858g 2004

Web Sites

Association of Research Libraries Code of Practices in Fair Use Some full text available
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) presents the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries, a clear and easy-to-use statement of fair and reasonable approaches to fair use developed by and for librarians who support academic inquiry and higher education. The Code was developed in partnership with the Center for Social Media and the Washington College of Law at American University.
Copyright Information Center
Comprehensive copyright information from Cornell University.
Creative Commons
Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. They provide a simple, standardized way to give the public permission to share and use your creative work — on conditions of your choice. 
United States Copyright Office
Here you can search copyright records, access publications, access copyright laws, learn how to register a work, etc.
WATCH: Writers, Artists, and Their Copyright Holders
Searchable database of copyright contacts for writers, artists, and prominent figures in other creative fields.
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