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This guide provides practical information and guidance on copyright and Fair Use issues. It includes online tutorials for classroom use.

DeSales Copyright Policy

Copyright Basics

Take a crash course in U.S. copyright law with Jim T. Librarian, as he explains how to share copyrighted material at work while still respecting the rights of content creators.  This is intended for business or non-educational uses, but it provides a very nice overview of the importance of copyright (uploaded 9/24/2010)

Tutorial from then Copyright Clearance Center

Join Jane, the campus librarian, as she provides a fun and informative overview of U.S. copyright law and its impact on colleges and universities.

Produced by the Copyright Clearance Center