The Kutztown University Library provides in depth Copyright guidance for faculty and students in matters relating to the use of copyrighted materials. Additional Copyright information sources are linked below.
Obtaining copyright permission for public performances.
To obtain broadcast permission for films, contact Susan Czerny
Please be advised of the following conditions:
Allow time for permissions to be asked and received; it is wise to begin the procedure as soon as possible.
A charge is made by copyrights owners for permission and can be quite expensive. It is important to identify a budget to which the charge can be applied.
Campus Copyright Guide. A booklet on copyright written especially for higher education communities, developed by representatives of the Association of American Universities, Association of Research Libraries, Association of American University Presses, and the Association of American Publishers.
Creative Commons is an alternative to traditional copyright, developed by a nonprofit organization of the same name. By default, most original works are protected by copyright, which confers specific rights regarding use and distribution. Creative Commons allows copyright owners to release some of those rights while retaining others, with the goal of increasing access to and sharing of intellectual property. From the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI).
Campus Copyright Blog by West Chester's Stephen Marvin