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Free Copyright-Status Handbook: “Is it in the Public Domain?

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From UC Berkeley Law, Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic:

“Is it in the Public Domain? A HANDBOOK FOR EVALUATING THE COPYRIGHT STATUS OF A WORK CREATED IN THE UNITED STATES BETWEEN JANUARY 1, 1923 AND DECEMBER 31, 1977”

Creative Commons: May 27, 2014, by Menesha A. Mannapperuma, Brianna L. Schofield, Andrea K. Yankovsky, Lila Bailey, and Jennifer M. Urban

The Samuelson Clinic is excited to provide a handbook, “Is it in the Public Domain?,” and accompanying visuals. These educational tools help users to evaluate the copyright status of a work created in the United States between January 1, 1923 and December 31, 1977—those works that were created before today’s 1976 Copyright Act. Many important works—from archival materials to family photos and movies—were created during this time, and it can be difficult to tell whether they are still under copyright.” [Link to handbook.]

Hat tip to InfoDocket.