Sunday, April 26, 2015

TA: Navigating copyright, fair use

Thank goodness for Martha Meacham on Navigating Copyright Issues: When Should We Be Concerned?   The author, a librarian at UMass, highlights the main points to consider when thinking about using copyrighted materials.

Meacham explains copyright, graciously provides the Copyright Flow Chart (right), and lists a number of free-use resources (NIH Photo Galleries, CDC Public Health Image Library, and U.S. Government Photos and Images).

Other winning shares are:

Finally, the Lamar Soutter Library offers some great resources about copyright here. Also check out the Columbia University Libraries’ Copyright Advisory Office and Fair Use checklist and the Copyright and Fair Use page from Stanford University.

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