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Worldcat’s “Copyright Evidence Registry”


Determining Copyright Status is not unlike the search for the Holy Grail. Here is an updated list of resources:

1) WorldCat’s Copyright Evidence Registry

2) See also, from LLRX: “Can Collaboration Solve Copyright Status Questions? The WorldCat Copyright Evidence Registry,” by Roger V. Skalbeck, May 12, 2009

3) In addition to the links provided in the article, visit Library Law for their copyright law posts.

4) Always, always, start with the U.S. Copyright Office

5) Peter Hirtle’s Copyright Chart

6) Stanford University’s Copyright and Fair Use website

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