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Copyright References

Title 17 of the United States Code (U.S. Code Title 17 – Copyrights)

Fair Use 17 USC Section 107: Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair Use 

Copyright Office Circular 21: Fair Use (Reproduction of Copyrighted Works by Educators and Librarians.)

DMCA in U.S. Code – US Copyright Law (U.S. Copyright Office DMCA Summary)

TEACH Act – Section 110 – Limitations on exclusive rights: Exemption of certain performances and displays

TEACH Act (Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization Act of 2002; Educational Use Copyright Exemption).

UW Departments and Organizations Referenced

Office of Sponsored Research (Service unit within UW Office of Research that supports faculty members in obtaining external research grants).

UW Libraries Copyright site 

CoMotion (UW department managing the transfer and distribution of technology and new innovations arising from University of Washington activity).

Patent, Invention and Copyright Policy

UW Policy on Copyright and Copyright Related Topics

Administrative Policy Statement 47.2 (Personal Use of University Facilities, Computers, and Equipment by University Employees)

Course Materials – FAQ (Instructor’s Guide to Reserves, eReserves, and Course Materials)

UW Computing and Networking Copyright Issues

UW DMCA – Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Other Links

ASCAP (a membership association of U.S. composers, songwriters, lyricists, and music publishers)

BMI (an American performing rights organization)

Harry Fox Agency (musical copyright information source and licensing agency for the music industry)

SESAC (European performing rights organization)

Visual Resources Association (research and education for image management)

When U.S. Works Pass into the Public Domain (reference table created by the Cornell University Library)