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American Library Association Copyright Issues
In depth information on copyright from the American Library Association.
ARL Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries
Complete text (32 pages) of Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries issued by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). The code identifies eight principles representing the library community's current consensus about acceptable practices for the fair use of copyrighted material.
copyright.gov (United States Copyright Office at the Library of Congress)
Information about copyright from the source. Includes circulars relating to music copyright.
Copyright Society of the U.S.A.
Deals with the study of copyright law and the rights for all forms of intellectual property. Includes a legal research center with links to copyright-related web sites including statutory and legislative materials, case law and courts, and licensing organizations.
MLA Copyright for Music Librarians
This site has current issues in copyright that affect music libraries and the musical community; provides information for making decisions about copyright issues and music; and provides reference tools for answering questions about copyright.
Quick references to copyright information sponsored by the National Paralegal College.
Public Domain Music
MIDI files, and text files of their lyrics, created by Benjamin Robert Tubb, based on original sheet music sources of the nineteenth century.
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