in the 21st Century
to the Intellectual Property in the 21st Century Webography index
Association of Law Libraries: Copyright Committee
the work of the Committee and provides a link to its website, which
contains publications and reports on copyright in law libraries.
Library Association: Copyright and Intellectual Property
Washington Office page covers many areas, including: copyright basics;
the Digital Millennium Copyright Act; fair use guidelines for libraries;
copyright issues for libraries, such as photocopying, preservation,
and the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA); copyright
and distance education; copyright policies and copyright and the Internet.
The Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) page covers legislative
and regulatory activity surrounding libraries and intellectual property.
The OITP page also links to a separate page about UCITA.
of Research Libraries: Copyright and Intellectual Property Table of Contents
provides links to ARL and other resources on copyright and IP in libraries
such as copyright legislation, court cases, the Conference on Fair Use
(CONFU), and international activities.
A Resource on Copyright Ownership for the Higher Education Community
collection of resources on copyright and other forms of intellectual
property created as an information resource for members of the Association
of American Universities (AAU) and the Association of Research Libraries
(ARL). The policies section contains an alphabetical listing of copyright
and other intellectual property policies of universities available on
the Internet. "Resources" provides links to dozens of resources
in many categories including technology transfer offices of AAU/ARL
members, articles, reports from AAU/ARL committees and task forces,
policy collections, and sample agreements among others. The "Copyright
Tutorial" is listed as coming soon, but the "coming soon"
page was last updated in January 2000.
and Fair Use: Stanford University Libraries
as a premier resource for fair use information, this site continues
to grow without becoming difficult to use. Links are categorized into
primary materials, current legislation/cases/issues, Internet resources,
and overviews of copyright law. The site is searchable and fully annotated.
Intellectual Property Rights, and Licensing Issues
bibliography of resources on the Internet with brief annotations. Contents
include current awareness, reference, organizations, and others. There
is also a quick link to Current Cites which creates an on-demand selective
bibliography of articles on copyright and intellectual property. Current
Cites is a librarian-annotated database of citations to print and
electronic articles on information technology from 1994 to the present.
Property, Copyright, and Fair Use Resources
consists of an annotated bibliography of sources for students and faculty
on fair use of copyrighted materials. It includes information on how
to obtain copying permissions, organizations, websites and other web
resources on fair use and copyright.
resources on Copyright and Educators including Distance Learning
alphabetical listing of websites, courtesy of the Franklin Pierce Law
Center IP Mall.
Information Policy: Copyright And Intellectual Property
provides an extensive bibliography of web resources on copyright, listings
of periodicals and organizations, examples of copyright policies and
information on copyright from around the world. Links to related topics
in the IFLA website are also provided.
hosted by Yale University should be every librarian's first stop for
information about licensing digital information. Some of the gems in
this page include a glossary of licensing terms, an extensive annotated
bibliography on licensing, a library of publisher license agreements,
and an annotated list of links. Information about the listserv LIBLICENSE-L
as well as its archives is also available at this site.
Electronic Publishing Bibliography
bibliography of resources, primarily from 1990-present, devoted to the
study of scholarly electronic publishing. Entries are linked to free
sources on the Internet when available. The bibliography is searchable
and may be accessed via three other methods: table of contents, downloaded
in PDF or Word formats, or multiple windows. Relevant legal issues bibliographies
Libraries Association: Copyright Web Sites
of government, commercial and educational websites on copyright law.