Brown University Copyright and Fair Use

Brown University

Further Links and Information on Fair Use Relevant legislation

Campus Copyright Rights & Responsibilities: A Basic Guide to Policy Considerations. Informative PDF document from the Association of American Universities, the Association of Research Libraries, the Association of American University Presses, and the Association of American Publishers. (PDF)

US Copyright Act (Title 17)

Digital Milennium Copyright Act


Current Legislation

Other university sites on fair use

UNC Chapel Hill site on copyright and fair use

Consortium for Educational Technology in University Systems site on copyright and fair use

Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis site on copyright and fair use

University of Texas site on fair use

Other sites

Creative Commons: An initiative to expand and protect the public domain; includes advice for authors, sample publishing contracts, explanations of legal concepts, and more


Digital Consumer News

DMCA Summary (PDF format)

Electronic Frontier Foundation: action page; Deeplinks

Legal News Watch: Copyright News

Lessig Blog

MP3 Board


U.S. Copyright Office Newsnet

ZDNet copyright