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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS & COPYRIGHT LAW | INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION
CYBER ETHICS | FAIR USE GUIDELINES | PLAGIARISM
CITING REFERENCES ON THE WEB | WEB GRAPHICS


COPYRIGHT ( top )

Copyright
[Ivan Hoffman, B.A., J.D., Attorney at law: Copyrights, trademarks, web design law, internet law,
intellectual property law]
http://www.ivanhoffman.com/

Copyright Advisory Network

[A service provided by the American Library Association's Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP)]
http://www.librarycopyright.net/

Copyright and Authors
[This article provides a (very!) brief history of copyright and its philosophy]
http://firstmonday.org/issues/issue8_10/ewing/

Copyright Resources Online
http://guides.library.yale.edu/media

Copyright Society of the USA (CSUSA)
[This is a nonprofit organization organized to advance the study of copyrightlaw]
http://www.csusa.org/

Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the US
http://www.copyright.cornell.edu/training/

Copyright Workshop
http://www.cyberbee.com/copyrt.html

Copyscape
[Copyscape finds copies of your content on the Web. You can use
Copyscape to identify sites that have copied your content without permission]
http://www.copyscape.com/

Free Expression Policy Project
[Founded in 2000, the Project has continued to provide research reports and a host
of other valuable insights on copyright, free speech, and media democracy issues]
http://www.fepproject.org

Primary Sources on Copyright
This is a digital archive of primary sources on copyright from the invention of the printing press (c. 1450) to the Berne Convention (1886) and beyond.
http://www.copyrighthistory.org/

Seeking Copyright Permissions for a Digital Age
http://www.dlib.org/dlib/february00/pritcher/02pritcher.html

Stanford Copyright & Fair Use
http://fairuse.stanford.edu/

Tales from the Public Domain :  Bound by Law ?
[Published by Duke University's Law School, "Bound by Law",  is a comic
book designed to educate people about copyright and fair use]
http://www.law.duke.edu/cspd/comics/digital.html

Ten Myths About Copyright
http://www.templetons.com/brad/copymyths.html

United States Copyright Office
http://lcweb.loc.gov/copyright/

U.S. Copyright Office-Orphan Works
[Copyrighted works whose owners are difficult or even impossible to locate]
http://www.copyright.gov/orphan/

What is Copyright Protection?
[This page covers the basic definitions regarding copyrights]
http://whatiscopyright.org/

Preventing Plagiarism and Copyright and Trademark Infringement
[This page covers infringement aspects]
http://secureyourtrademark.com/preventing-plagiarism-and-copyright-and-trademark-infringement/



DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT ( top )

Digital Millennium Copyright Act: U.S. Copyright Office Summary
http://www.loc.gov/copyright/legislation/dmca.pdf

Learning Cyberlaw in Cyberspace
http://www.cyberspacelaw.org/dogan/dogan5.html

What the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the Copyright Term Extension Act Mean for the Library Community
http://www.arl.org/focus-areas/copyright-ip#.VgNNaM-FNU8a>



NO ELECTRONIC THEFT ACT ( top )

Copyright Piracy and H.R. 2265, The No Electronic Theft (NET) Act
http://commdocs.house.gov/committees/judiciary/hju48724.000/hju48724_0f.htm

The 'No Electronic Theft' Act
http://www.gseis.ucla.edu/iclp/hr2265.html



INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS & COPYRIGHT LAW ( top )

Center for Information Policy (CIP)-University of Maryland
http://www.cip.umd.edu

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse
[Do you know your online rights? If no, this site is for you]
http://www.chillingeffects.org/

An Intellectual Property Law Primer For Multimedia and Web Developers
http://www.eff.org/pub/CAF/law/multimedia-handbook

A Radical Theory of Property
http://www.templetons.com/brad/iprop.html

Intellectual Property: Database Protection and Access to Information
http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/281/5378/786

Internet Law Library
[
The Internet Law Library, authored exclusively by Martin H. Samson features extensive summaries
of over 370 court decisions shaping the law of the web]
http://www.phillipsnizer.com/internetlib2.htm

Learning Cyberlaw In Cyberspace
[
This site provides reading materials for students studying the law as it applies to activities in cyberspace]
http://www.cyberspacelaw.org/



INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION ( top )

Copyright Clearance Center
[
Providing the most complete and convenient access to copyright permission for millions of publications worldwide]
http://www.copyright.com/

Intellectual Property and Traditional Knowledge
[Indigenous and local communities cherish traditional knowledge (TK) as apart of their cultural identities.
The work of the WIPO Intergovernmental committee on intellectual property and genetic resources, traditional
knowledge and folklore ("IGC") ranges from the international dimension of TKand c
ooperation with other international agencies, to capacity building and
the pooling of practical experience in this complex area. This booklet gives
an overview of this work, discusses some key concepts and describes various
national approaches to protecting TK against misuse or misappropriation.]
http://www.wipo.int/export/sites/www/freepublications/en/tk/920/wipo_pub_920.pdf

IP Frontline: your intellectual property news
[is a free service open to both registered and anonymous users for their research and postings on IP related issues]
http://www.ip.com/ipFrontline/

The Intellectual Property and Technology Forum-Boston College Law School
http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/law/st_org/iptf/



CYBER ETHICS ( top )

American Physical Society's Guidelines for Professional Conduct
http://ei.cs.vt.edu/~cs3604/lib/WorldCodes/APS.html

Ethical Guidelines of the American Mathematical Society
http://www.ams.org/secretary/ethics.html

On Being A Scientist: Responsible Conduct In Research
http://books.nap.edu/html/obas/



FAIR USE GUIDELINES ( top )

Making a video and hoping not to get sued?
Check out American University's Center for Social Media
Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video

When Copying is 'OK'- The Fair Use Rule
http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/patent-copyright-trademark



PLAGIARISM ( top )

Avoiding Plagiarism: Mastering the Art of Scholarship
http://sja.ucdavis.edu/sja/plagiarism.html

How to Recognize Plagiarism
[School of Education-Indiana University]
http://www.indiana.edu/~istd/plagiarism_test.html

Plagiarism.org
[The online resource for people concerned with the growing problem of Internet plagiarism]
http://plagiarism.org/

Plagiarism and Anti plagiarism
http://newark.rutgers.edu/~ehrlich/plagiarism598.html

Plagiarism Theme Page
[This "Theme Page" has links to information about Plagiarism]
http://www.cln.org/themes/plagiarism.html

Plagiarism: What It is and How to Recognize It and Avoid It
http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/pamphlets.shtml



CITING REFERENCES ON THE WEB ( top )

Citation Styles Online
http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/bbibliographer

Citing Electronic Sources in Research Papers and Bibliographies
http://researchguides.uoregon.edu/citing-plagiarism



WEB GRAPHICS ( top )

The Photographer's Rights
http://www.krages.com/ThePhotographersRight.pdf