May 5, 2021

Primary Source Learning: Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright


There is a lot of talk about copyright today. If you’d like some resources to help explain the development of copyright law and how it works, head over to the Library of Congress online Teachers section or just click the links below.

Copyright Quick Check Library of Congress YouTube Channel

Using Items from the Library’s Website: Understanding Copyright

Copyright and Primary Sources online professional development module

TEACHing from a Distance and Copyright Considerations Copyright: Creativity at Work March 17, 2020

Six Copyright Concepts Your K-12 Students Should Know Copyright: Creativity at Work November 19, 2020

Copyright law FAQ for students

Fair Use & Copyright Library of Congress YouTube Channel

Copyright & Fair Use SIUE Teaching with Primary Sources

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education (American University)

Copyright timeline

Brief History of Copyright in the United States U.S. Copyright Office

Steps to register a copyright

U.S. Copyright Office

Creative Commons licenses

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