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Movie Licensing USA: http://www.movlic.com/
Licensing Agent For Major Movie Studios, located in St. Louis, Missouri, has the rules for schools and libraries to be sure they are copyright compliant.

10 Big Myths about copyright explained: http://www.templetons.com/brad/copymyths.html

Copyright & Fair Use: http://fairuse.stanford.edu/

Copyrights & home pages: Not just for teachers
The headline reads, "The Educator's Guide to Copyright and Fair Use," but this is a topic of interest to anyone planning to use other people's artwork, photos, or text in his or her Web site or Net-researched homework. Teachers are increasingly faced with the need to have classroom copyright policies and teach kids the ethics involved. But they're not alone in needing to get up to speed on the subject.  A five-part series at Education World, "The Educator's Guide to Copyright and Fair Use": http://www.education-world.com/a_curr/curr280.shtml

Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States: http://www.copyright.cornell.edu/training/Hirtle_Public_Domain.htm
This is a reference chart to help determine the copyright status of a given work.

"From Pokemon to Picasso: Art Rights & Wrongs": http://library.thinkquest.org/J001570/ has a how-to guide for citing and using others' work, writing permission letters, keeping a log of content and permissions, and more. The site was created by New York City then 5th- and 6th-graders Madeline, Katie, and Kim for ThinkQuest: http://www.thinkquest.org.

 

 

 

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