Thursday, September 29, 2005

SU's Bird Library Copyright web site

If you're like me, no matter how much you know about copyright, you often look for documentation and interpretation of others to see how they interpreted the law. This semester, Syracuse University's Bird Library has launched a site dedicated to copyright. The site says:
Since responsibility for copyright compliance rests with you, the user, these guidelines provide information and educational tools to assist you in making informed decisions regarding appropriate use of copyrighted materials.
The site includes the Common Academic Uses of Copyrighted Information, which are:

Under each subsection are suggestions, lists of resources, or pointers to reputable content on other web sites.

Congrats to SU for posting this information. Hopefully other institutions, who have not yet done so, will follow suit.

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