Resources for Copyright and Teaching

The following resources provide accurate, reliable copyright information and tools designed to help you understand and apply copyright law in the university setting.  In some instances, the information is merely presented in a different format - you chose which presentation format best suits your purpose or learning style.

Copyright Teaching Materials and Aids

• Permissions Guide

• Tutorials

•  Fair Use Considerations Worksheet

• Sample Forms and Letters

    -Exclusive License to Use

    -Copyright Assignment Form

    -Work-Made-For-Hire Agreement

    -Talent Release Form

    -Non-Exclusive License

 The Copyright Fact Series

Brochures and Handouts

    -The Know Your Copy Rights brochure: "Know Your Copy Rights: What You CAN Do"

    -SPARC's series of brochures, including Author's Rights and Open Access

    -Changing Scholarly Publishing: A Guide for Graduate Students

    -American University Library's A Guide To Showing Movies On Campus

•  FAQs

Copyright Basic: FAQ

Faculty teaching FAQs: Classroom

Faculty teaching FAQs: Online

Graduate Students FAQS

Copyright Vocabulary