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American Bar Association
Information on Intellectual Property laws. Includes articles on current legislation, tips, and upcoming programs.
http://www.americanbar.org/groups/intellectual_property_law.html

Basic Copyright Concepts For Writers
Article explaining basic copyright concepts with links, examples, and additional information.
http://www.writerswrite.com/journal/sept97/cew2.htm

Berne Convention
International convention for the protection of literary and artistic works.
http://www.law.cornell.edu/treaties/berne/overview.html

Contracts, Copyright and Preemption in a Digital World
Law journal article by I. Trotter Hardy focusing on copyrights.
http://law.richmond.edu/jolt/v1i1/hardy.html

Copyright Association of Ireland
Promotes informed debate and awareness of copyright issues in Ireland and around the world.
http://www.cai.ie/

Copyright At MIT
Information and resources including infringement notification. Features school policies, guidelines, and related links.
http://ist.mit.edu/security/copyright

Copyright Information Services
Overview of laws, rights, and treaties regarding copyrights and intellectual properties. Includes information on registration, fair use, and applications in the recording and publishing industries.
http://www.copynot.org/

Copyright and Art Issues
Copyright and fair use in the realm of art and our cultural heritage.
http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~csundt/copyweb/

Copyright and Related Rights
Articles, guidelines, meeting schedules, resources, and press releases.
http://www.wipo.int/copyright/en/

Fair Use in a Nutshell
A 16-step roadmap to copyright's most important exception. By Lloyd J. Jassin, a New York-based publishing attorney.
http://copylaw.com/new_articles/fairuse.html

GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)
Organization supporting software authors who give up their copyright protections to allow the free distribution of software.
https://www.gnu.org/copyleft/copyleft.html

Illustrated Story of Copyright
Detailing the history of copyright law.
http://www.edwardsamuels.com/illustratedstory/index.htm

Interview: Michael Landau on Copyright
Professor Landau of the Georgia State University College of Law comments on the Supreme Court case of The New York Times v. Tasini.
http://www.webreference.com/new/010628.html

Myths About Copyright Explained
Answers to common myths about copyright from Brad Templeton, former publisher at ClariNet Communications Corp.,
http://www.templetons.com/brad/copymyths.html

National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage
Information sharing initiatives, including copyright town meetings.
http://www.ninch.org/programs/exchange.html#cop

Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900)
A digital archive of primary sources on copyright from the Universities of Cambridge and Bournemouth in the UK. Initially focuses on document from Renaissance Italy, France, German-speaking countries, Britain and the United States. Search and browse by date, location, language, and author.
http://www.copyrighthistory.org/

Public Domain Information Project
Reference site to help the ordinary person identify music and songs in the public domain.
http://www.pdinfo.com/

Purpose of Copyright
An essay on the state of copyright protections.
http://www.open-spaces.com/article-v2n1-loren.php

Sentry
Australian copyright information
http://www.sentry.org/

Standford University Libraries: Copyright and Fair Use
Overview of rights and permissions for websites, academics and educational applications. Includes frequently asked questions, registration, enforcement, public domains, and research.
http://fairuse.stanford.edu/overview/

The Copyright Website
Endeavoring to provide real world, practical and relevant copyright information.
http://www.benedict.com/

What is Copyright Protection?
Information about copyrights in general, and as applied to the internet.
http://whatiscopyright.org/

Yale University
Annotated copyright policies of selected colleges and universities.
http://www.library.yale.edu/~okerson/copyproj.html#ucopy