Copyright Web Resources

The following list of links are grouped into categories for your convenience.

Copyright at University of Colorado

Technology Transfer & Industry Outreach Home Page
Contains the University of Colorado at Boulder policy on copyrights, patents, and intellectual property. The "Copyright Primer" section contains a brief introduction to copyright laws.

University E-mail Policy
The University of Colorado's E-mail policy.

Copyright at other Universities

Copyright and Fair Use: A Guide for the Harvard Community.
A very comprehensive question and answer-type document from Harvard University.

University of Arizona's comprehensive guide to the copyright laws. Includes the following topics: Copyright Basics, Fair Use, and Issues of Authorship and Ownership.

Copyright Law and Fair Use
Stanford University's brief introduction to copyright laws in an academic setting.

Resources for UM Intellectual Property Policy
University of Minnesota's list of resources on Intellectual Property law.

Fair Use of Copyrighted Works
The electronic version of Fair Use of Copyrighted Works, a pamphlet published by CETUS(Consortium for Educational Technology for University Systems, which is comprised of California State University, State University of New York, and the City University of New York). This provides more insight on the law as well as the role of University principles.

Online Resources: Copyright and Universities
A collection of links to several University copyright policies. Created by Association of American Universities.

Good Summary Sites

The Copyright Website
A very complete source of information on copyrights, covering all levels of information from an introduction to beginners to thorough coverage of the law.

Cyberspace Law for Non-Lawyers
A very simple, brief introduction to the copyright law surrounding any kind of electronic communication. A great place for beginners to start.

10 Big Myths about copyright explained
Ten questions and answers attempt to answer common myths about copyright.

Law Search Engines

FindLaw: Internet Legal Resources
FindLaw - LawCrawler

Other Resources

Intellectual Property Resources
Another listing of resources on copyrights.

A listing of links to educate the writer on copyright law and how to obtain a copyright.

Harvard Journal of Law & Technology
A Harvard Law School journal, the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology (JOLT) provides insight into the legal implications of emerging technologies.