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Copyright Resources

mkilman@mail.ucf.eduTelephone: (407) 823-2527


Questions or Comments?

For questions or comments regarding the contents of this page, please contact:

Marcus Kilman
Telephone: (407) 823-2562

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. How do I place materials on reserve in the Library?

A. See: Placing Materials on Reserve and Copyright Compliance for Reserve Materials

Q. What is "Fair Use"?

A. CETUS (Consortium for Educational Technology in University Systems) offers an electronic version of Fair Use of Copyrighted Works. The University of Texas has published Fair Use of Copyrighted Materials as part of their Crash Course in Copyright.

Q. Where can I get a copyright permission request form?

A. The University of Texas has posted an example permission request form and the University of Maryland has posted an example letter. The Copyright Clearance Center offers a FEE service, the Permissions Online Service.

Q. How can I contact the publishers?

A. Current UCF faculty and students can find contact information for publishers from the UCF Library home page. For book publishers, click on "Database Titles A-L", and select "Books in Print". For journal publishers, click on "Database Titles M-Z", and select "Ulrich's International Periodical Directory". NOTE: You will need to set up a PROXY connection to access either of these databases from off-campus.

Q. Where can I obtain a copyright application form for an original work?

A. The UCF Office of Research and Commercialization has posted copyright and patent disclosure forms available online.

Online Tutorials and Lessons

Selected Print Materials:

Copyright Basics U.S. Documents LC 3.4/2:1/999
Copyright Permission and Libel Handbook General Collection KF2994 .J37 1998
Copyright Primer for Librarians and Educators Reference Z649.F35 R44 1987
Copyright Sampler General Collection KF3030.1.Z9 C66
Digital Millennium Copyright Act U.S. Documents AE 2.110:105-304

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