University of Missouri - St. Louis Summer Institute 2002
June 6, 2002, 2:30pm - 4:00pm ; June 12, 2002, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
byRaleigh Muns (email@example.com)
One web site has the most current iinformation (and links to information) regarding
You should ALWAYS start at the United States Copyright Office at::
(or an abbreviated page of "Quick Links" here: http://www.umsl.edu/~muns/summer2002/copyright)
Are you interested as a user of other's information?
You need to consider the copyright status of an item you want to use.
You need to factor in the part of copyright law regarding Fair Use
Are you interested as a producer of your own information?
You need to understand the copyright status of the item(s) you are creating.
You need to factor in the part of copyright law regarding Works For Hire.
A Few Exercises
Using the Copyright Office "Search Copyright Records" database ...
Find who owns the rights to reproduce West Ham United : the Making of a Football Club. Urbana : U of Illinois Press, 1986
Find who owns the rights to reproduce Jinny Williams : Library Assistant.