These tools can help you determine whether something is protected by copyright.
University of San Diego has information to help you understand copyright and use copyrighted materials in your teaching and research. In addition to the resources below, this subject guide provides information on fair use, using images, media, and other works in the classroom, persistent linking, and protecting your copyright when publishing.
Copyright Basics: A general overview of copyright law, especially as it pertains to scholarly and educational activities.
Electronic Reserves Copyright Guidelines: How to comply with copyright law when using Copley Library's electronic reserves system.
Learning Management Systems Copyright Guidelines: How to comply with copyright law when using learning management systems.
Still have questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance with your copyright questions.
This subject guide is brought to you by the Copley Library Copyright Committee:
V. Dozier, Education Librarian
Leslie Hovland, Interlibrary Loan/Reserves Assistant
Amanda Makula, Digital Initiatives Librarian
Christopher Marcum (Chair), Access and Outreach Services Librarian
Alex Moran, Access Services Manager
Alejandra Nann, Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian
Karen O'Grady, Nursing and Health Sciences Librarian
Dr. Theresa S. Byrd, Dean of the University Library (Ex Officio)