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Southeastern NY Library Resources Council
Note: The Southeastern NY Library Resources Council cannot give, or endorse, any legal advice. The information on this page is general guidance on your rights and responsibilities regarding copyright and does not constitute legal advice. If you need legal advice related to copyright, please contact an attorney who specializes in intellectual property.
Copyright Law - full text links
Copyright & Fair Use, Stanford University Libraries
This website has several fair use and copyright resources including an FAQ, helpful charts and tools, a blog, and copyright case opinion summaries.
Copyright Crash Course
The University of Texas Libraries maintains a Copyright Crash Course, which has a section specifically for librarians. This includes a detailed section on fair use, as well as section 108.
Fair Use Evaluator
This tool helps individuals document information needed to support a fair use evaluation.
Fair Use Checklist
A checklist provided by Columbia University, which can be used to help determine whether fair use applies. A link to the pdf checklist is below the instructions/guidelines.
The current copyright status of digitized items should always be communicated to users. New York Heritage uses standardized statements drawn from rightsstatements.org. Rights statements fall into three broad categories: in copyright, no copyright, and other.
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