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The stopping point for information about copyright issues, both general and specific to Arcadia University.
Copyright is a complex subject.
The Copyright Desk website will help you understand the complexities better without going too deep.
Some of the most common and important themes surrounding copyright.
Basics Get started on understanding copyright.
Fair Use Ways that copyrighted works can get use without the risk of infringement.
Public Domain Works that aren't under any copyright protection
International Copyright What copyright protection looks like across borders
Plagiarism An issue that isn't really copyright but gets confused easily.
Examples of how to reuse safely and, on the flip side, ensure work is protected.
Copyright Case Studies
Everyone is a user of copyrighted work. Here’s what you have to consider.
Uses of Copyrighted Works
Works Almost Free of Copyrights
Everyone is an author of copyrighted work. Here’s what you have to consider.
AU Community Authors
Types of Copyrighted Works
What else is available to help understand the complexities?
Tools Fair Use Analysis Tool, Public Domain Slider
Websites Other good copyright websites, including US Copyright Office and Creative Commons.
Primary Sources US Constitution, Copyright Law in the US Code, and more.
Glossary A dictionary specifically for copyright as referenced through this site.
The Copyright Desk
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