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Copyright: Overview

About this LibGuide

This LibGuide contains information, video clips, and websites to assist authors in better understanding copyright. Topics covered in this guide include U.S. Copyright Law, fair use, public domain, author's rights, various publishers' policies, and using the SPARC author's addendum, or Creative Commons license to retain copyright.

The information contained in this guide is not intended as legal advice and was developed as a starting point for those interested in learning more about this subject matter.  If you know of a resource or site that would be beneficial to add to this LibGuide, please contact the author.

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