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Stanford's Copyright Renewal Database is a searchable index of the copyright renewal records for books published in the US between 1923 and 1963.
Cornell University & Public Domain
Peter B. Hirtle's Chart on Public Domain.
Is it in the Public Domain?
A handbook for evaluating the copyright status of a work created in the United States between January 1, 1923 and December 31, 1977.
Online Books Library
The Catalog of Copyright Entries, published by the US Copyright Office, contains a list of all copyright registrations received.
Guides and Best Practices
A Simple Copyright Guide to Copyright for Librarians: 15 Essential Facts & Tips
A compact summary of the key points of copyright law for everyone. Scroll down to find the 15 Essential Facts & Tips
TEACH Act Checklist
Use this handy checklist to see if you are ready to use the TEACH Act
CHEER: Copyright in Higher Education Elements Resources
A partnership between Furman University, Clemson University, and the University of South Carolina. This is an online repository of reusable works related to copyright in higher education, covering the areas of: Scholarly Communication, Copyright in the Library, Copyright Law and Application, Continuing Education and Copyright, Copyright Across Campus.
Copyright Crash Course, Georgia Harper (University of Texas-Austin)
Provides basic copyright information, with a special emphasis on faculty, staff, and graduate student needs.
Fair Use Checklist
The four factors form the structure of this checklist.
Framework for Analyzing any U.S. Copyright Problem
Addresses the five questions that form this framework for copyright analysis.