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Copyright Websites

U.S. Copyright Office

THE authoritative website; after all this office Registers copyrights.

American Library Association

This website is a product of the oldest and largest library association in the United States.

Copyright Clearance Center

CCC is both a copyright information source and a comprehensive copyright permission service.

Creative Commons

Read about some of the basics before going to the website.

Copyright Timelines

history in brief of important copyright developments in the U.S. from There’s a little bit of a statutory law perspective.

more detailed history of copyright from Here there’s a little bit of a case law perspective.

Copyright and Fair Use: Stanford University Libraries

This excellent website is thorough and well-designed. Curated by a copyright lawyer, it features briefs of a host of legal cases and related articles.