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Copyright Information

Copyright Laws

     U.S. Copyright Act of 1976  (Title 17 of the U.S. Code)
     Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (PDF file)
     Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization (TEACH) Act of 2002 (17 USC 101)

Valparaiso University Libraries Copyright Guidelines
Campus Policy on Copyright

Fair Use Guidelines
Library Videos and Public Performance Rights

Links to Other Resources
Sample Permission Letter

Links to Other Resources

U.S. Copyright Office
Coalition for Networked Information
Copyright Advisory Network (American Library Association)
Copyright Clearance Center, Inc
    The Campus Guide to Copyright Compliance
FA©E Friends of Active Copyright Education
Public Domain Cornell University
Washburn University Copyright Information

Sample Permission Letter

To use the sample permission letter, click on this link, highlight all of the text (Ctrl-A), copy the text (Ctrl-C), then paste (Ctrl-P) it into a document in a word processing program, such as Microsoft Word. Edit and add the appropriate information. Send two copies of the letter to the publisher.