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Copyright & Intellectual Property Resources

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Other Resources

Georgia Harper's copyright lecture, 2009 Summer Faculty Workshop
Contact Info:
Georgia Harper, UT Libraries
gharper@austin.utexas.edu
Copyright Crash Course
Copyright Tutorial
HRC Copyright Info
UT System Intellectual Property Practice Group
The Author's Registry
Center for Social Media (School of Communication, American University)
Copyright Clearance Center (CCC)
Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA)
Creative Commons
Digital Image Rights Computator (DIRC)
Publications Rights Clearinghouse
Visual Arts and Galleries Association (VAGA)
U.S. Copyright Office

How to search Creative Commons-licensed media

1. Go to http://search.creativecommons.org/

2. Optionally, select one or both of available choices to be more secure in your right to use the media: "I want something that I can..."

  • use for commercial purposes
  • modify, adapt, or build upon

3. Enter search query (keywords) and click "Go"

4. Change search engine by clicking the appropriate tab below the green header

5. Comply with all license requirements

  • Attribution for images may be given as a caption or a reference at the bottom of a blog post, for example.

Copyright Law for Educators

Posted: February 5, 2010
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Georgia K. Harper's lecture on Copyright Law for Educators at the 2009 Summer Faculty Workshop, hosted by the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Fine Arts.