Copyright, Plagiarism The copyright judge points out the fine points of the law.

Interactive MicroModule Companion: Copyright in 21st Century Information Fluency Portal Project, [Online Learning Game]. : Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy:  20 August 2002 [cited 10 March 2007].  Available from Internet: <>.

new Here is our new online game designed to apply the knowledge and techniques presented in our online Micromodule: Copyright.

Checklist for Compliance with the TEACH Act.. Copyright Management Center [Website]. Indianapolis (In): Indiana University, 2002 - 2006- [cited 19 March 2007]. Available from Internet: <>.

This handy checklist steps you through the Fair Use decision process. You then have the option to print the checklist.

Miller, Joel. Advertising: What is a Copyright, Patent and Trademark? [Website]. Alameda, CA: 2012 [cited 6 November, 2012]. Available from Internet: <>

Recommended by Grace Coleman, this page has information about Advertising, Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks, including lots of links to information in each category.

Copyright Clearance  Center, Incorporated [Website].   Danvers,  MA:  2002 [cited 26 January 2003].  Available from Internet: <>.

The Copyright Clearance Center specializes in helping users obtain permission to use copyrighted materials. Their web site also contains a selected list of Internet resources on copyright issues.

Copyright and Fair Use in Stanford Libraries, [Website].  : n.d. [cited 26 January 2003].  Available from Internet: <>.

Copyright and Fair Use offers an extensive listing of web documents and sites dealing with copyright issues, compiled by the Stanford University Library.

Creative Commons [Website].  :n.d. [cited 16 March 2007].  Available from Internet:<>

Creative Commons provides free tools that let authors, scientists, artists, and educators easily mark their creative work with the freedoms they want it to carry. You can use CC to change your copyright terms from "All Rights Reserved" to "Some Rights Reserved". A Creative Commons license allows authors to craft the rights they want to share, without putting all of their work into the public domain.

Crews, Kenneth D.  Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization Act [Article]. Washington D.C. :  American Library Association:  n.d. [cited 26 January 2003].  Available from Internet: <>.

Recently a new copyright law aimed at distance education, The TEACH Act, was passed.  Since our work deals with 21stCIF and Internet technology integration, this law has specific implications for us. Please read this article prepared for the American Library Association by Kenneth D. Crews, Professor of Law and Director of the Copyright Management Center at Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis.

Fogel, Karl. [Website]. Chicago (Illinois): Red Bean Software, 2006 -2007- [cited 19 March 2007]. Available from Internet: < >.

This is a relatively new website presenting an alternative point of view about copyright. From the website: " was founded to spread awareness of how today's copyright system hurts artists and audiences alike, and shackles the Internet to a distribution model designed around the limitations of the printing press. Copyright subsidizes distribution, not creation; it was designed in an age when distribution costs were the main obstacle in making works accessible to the public."

Davidson, Hall. Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers. [Website]. 13 May 2001- [cited 19 March 2007]. Available from Internet: < >.

This convenient Classroom Copyright Chart (also available in .pdf format) lists many of the situations we all face when making Copyright and Fair Use decisions.

Harper, Georgia.  Copyright Law in the Electronic Environment [Website]. University of Texas:  9 October 2002 [cited 26 January 2003].  Available from Internet: <>.

Copyright Law in the Electronic Environment presents an extensive and readable overview of the major terms and concepts related to copyright issues in education.

Harper, Georgia.  Fair Use of Copyright Materials [Website]. University of Texas: 14 November 2002 [cited 26 January 2003].  Available from Internet: <>.

Fair Use of Copyrighted Materials deals with the doctrine of fair use, a special application of the copyright laws in the educational environment.

Islam, Ramona. The Plagiarism Court: You Be the Judge. DiMenna-Nyselius Library [website]. Fairfield (CT): Fairfield University , 14 May 2004- [cited 8 June 2004 ]. Available from Internet: < >.

Ramona Islam of Fairfield University, Connecticut, has created an excellent online and interactive tool that teaches the intricacies of plagiarism in a fun court-like manner.  The Plagiarism Court comes in Flash, graphical, and text-only versions, so any school with Internet connections will be able to use it effectively.

Valenza, Joyce. NeverendingSearch Blog. Go copyright. No copyleft! Navigating Intellectual Property Waters [blog]. February 16, 2007 [cited 17 March 2007] Available from Internet: <>.

Joyce Valenza sums up the feelings so many of us have as we try to do the right thing in a confusing world of shifting perspectives on copyright. Joyce provides a superb extensive list of well chosen links to copyright resources.

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