Media Copyright Information Resources
The following web site links are provided as an extended reference for media copyright issues. Each of these sites provides links to other copyright information sites. We encourage you to use these resources to clarify questions and concerns about Copyright Law and Educational Fair Use.
Southwestern University Audiovisual Services assumes no responsibility or liability for the information presented on these web sites.
United States Copyright Law
Fair Use Guidelines for Educational Multimedia
Consortium of College and University Media Centers (CCUMC) Copyright Links
University of Texas System Crash Course in Copyright
Reproduction of Copyrighted Works by Educators and Librarians
Two VHS videotapes on the Fair Use Guidelines for Educational Multimedia are available for checkout from the Southwestern University A. Frank Smith, Jr.. Library Center. Check the Voyager Catalog for availability:
346.0482 F15 Fair Use Guidelines for Educational Multimedia: The Final Document and Its Implementation. February 20, 1997, PBS/ALSS videoconference produced by CCUMC.
346.0482 M919 Multimedia Fair Use Guidelines: The Educational Gateway to the Information Age. September 21, 1995, PBS/ALSS videoconference produced by CCUMC.
The following books (and others) are available for checkout from the Southwestern University A. Frank Smith, Jr.. Library Center.
346.730482 L663c The Complete Copyright Liability Handbook for Librarians and Educators by Tomas A. Lipinski. 2006.
346.730482 C867co 2012 Copyright law for librarians and educators : creative strategies and practical solutions by Kenneth D. Crews. 2012.
346.730482 B476t 2007 Technology and Copyright Law : A Guidebook for the Library, Research, and Teaching Professions by Arlene Bielefield and Lawrence Cheeseman. 2007
Please contact the Coordinator of Audiovisual Services at (512) 863-1566 for additional information regarding the use of media on campus.