Copyright Information and Education Initiative
The University of Minnesota Libraries web site provides a comprehensive and in depth survey of copyright issues in teaching and research for the higher education community. In addition to background information on copyright, the site incorporates a number of interesting and useful interactive tools.
Fair Use in the Electronic Age
Outlines the lawful uses of copyrighted works by individuals, libraries, and educational institutions in the electronic environment.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. FERPA outlines the lawful uses of information from student records by educational institutions.
Public Domain and Copyright
Lolly Gasaway's Public Domain Chart outlines when creative works fall into the public domain and are not protected by copyright law.