American Bar Association
Information on Intellectual Property laws. Includes articles on current legislation, tips, and upcoming programs.
Basic Copyright Concepts For Writers
Article explaining basic copyright concepts with links, examples, and additional information.
International convention for the protection of literary and artistic works.
Contracts, Copyright and Preemption in a Digital World
Law journal article by I. Trotter Hardy focusing on copyrights.
Copyright Association of Ireland
Promotes informed debate and awareness of copyright issues in Ireland and around the world.
Copyright At MIT
Information and resources including infringement notification. Features school policies, guidelines, and related links.
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.
Copyright and Art Issues
Copyright and fair use in the realm of art and our cultural heritage.
Copyright and Related Rights
Articles, guidelines, meeting schedules, resources, and press releases.
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.
GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)
Organization supporting software authors who give up their copyright protections to allow the free distribution of software.
Illustrated Story of Copyright
Detailing the history of copyright law.
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.
Myths About Copyright Explained
Answers to common myths about copyright from Brad Templeton, former publisher at ClariNet Communications Corp.,
National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage
Information sharing initiatives, including copyright town meetings.
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.
Public Domain Information Project
Reference site to help the ordinary person identify music and songs in the public domain.
Purpose of Copyright
An essay on the state of copyright protections.
Australian copyright information
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.
The Copyright Website
Endeavoring to provide real world, practical and relevant copyright information.
What is Copyright Protection?
Information about copyrights in general, and as applied to the internet.
Annotated copyright policies of selected colleges and universities.