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Copyright: Copyright Resources

Copyright Information - Not Legal Advice

Note that the author of this guide is not an attorney and is providing only information on copyright. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice. For legal advice, please see an attorney.

Copyright Compliance Officer

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Elizabeth Fox
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Contact:
Briggs Library 019
605-688-5569

SDSU Policies, Guidelines, and Information

Copyright Law

Several sections of this law are especially relevant to academic work.

Books on Copyright

Copyright is found in the section K1411 - K1485. Briggs Library has a small collection of books on copyright for both users and creators.

Copyright Blogs

Usage Licenses

Attribution Only License This image indicates that the work must be attributed to the creator.

Attribute, no derivitives This image indicates that the work must be attributed to the creator and no derivitive works can be made from it.

Attribution, Non-commercial use, share alike This image indicates that the work must be attributed to the creator, the work cannot be used commercially and any derivitives created must be shared with the same license.

Attribution, Share alike This image indicates that the work must be attributed to the creator and, if you make changes, you must share it with the same license.

Attribution, Non-commercial This image indicates that the work must be attributed to the creator and it cannot be used commercially.

Attribution, non-commercial, no derivitives This image indicates taht the work must be attributed to the creator, it cannot be used commerically, and no derivitive works can be made from it.

Best Practices

The Center for Media & Social Impact (CMSI) has helped groups of people and organizations develop best practice documents for various groups. The Center has created many guides to help users understand Fair Use. 

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