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Copyright Toolkit

About This Guide

The copyright toolkit includes is meant to provide information and resources about issues concerning copyright.  Topics in this guide include:

  • copyright history
  • charts for determining copyright
  • orphaned works
  • fair use
  • multimedia
  • publishing
  • creative commons info
  • guides provided by other institutions

Lawrence Lessig: Free Culture Video

About (description is from Wikipedia)
Lester Lawrence Lessig III is an American academic, attorney, and political activist. He is the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and the former director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. Wikipedia

The Videos
The following videos were recorded in 2002 and are still relevant today. Topics include Mickey Mouse, Sony Aibo and e-books. Not a lot has changed in the years since they were released.

Free Culture PDF

Free Culture CoverLawrence Lessig's book Free Culture available as a pdf download.