UNC Charlotte Copyright Site: Comprehensive resource for faculty and students on copyright law, including ownership, fair use, plagiarism, TEACH Act, classroom use, online use, and library resources.
Copyright Law in the Educational Setting: This information is provided to assist members of the UNC Charlotte community by summarizing basic copyright laws, especially as they relate to distance learning, multimedia, and web development, and is not intended as legal advice. Please seek legal counsel to obtain specific legal advice.
Copyright Basics: PowerPoint Presentation by OLA
The Office of Legal Affairs considers the following resources useful, but the OLA is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of these resources. The sponsors of these resources each has its own agenda.
Teaching Copyright Curriculum from the Electronic Frontier Foundation
A Fair(y) Use Tale: Professor Eric Faden of Bucknell University created this humorous, yet informative, review of copyright principles delivered through the words of the very folks we can thank for nearly endless copyright terms.
Useful resource for faculty, teaching assistants, and instructors: Know Your Copy Rights--What you Can Do, from the Association of Research Libraries (ARL).
Student Copyright Resources (from UNC Charlotte Student Computing)
Student FAQs from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)