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Copyright Toolkit

About this section

Copyright logo from PixabayThis section of the intro contains charts, tools and articles to help start navigating through copyright. For starters this is a link to article at Stanford University Libraries, "How I Learned to Love Fair Use...". It's good information about how not to get in trouble if you work for a library, archive or nonprofit educational institution. 

Charts and Tools available at Stanford University Libraries. Links below go to page sections.


Exemptions for Instructors

Exemptions for Instructors is a tool to help determine if your use meets educational requirements for copyright

exemptions for instructors

Copyright Genie

The Copyright Genie will ask you a few questions about the work and will inform you of the copyright results.

copyright genie

Public Domain Slider

The Public Domain Slider, this simple tools helps you figure out if the a work is copyrighted or public domain, not perfect but it's a start.

Copyright Law of the United States

Copyright Guides from Other Universities

University of Texas Libraries:
Copyright Crash Course

University System of Georgia:
Guide to theTEACh Act

Kansas State University

Cornell University Library 
Copyright Information Center