Copyright Help
This page is designed to help Rollins students, faculty, and staff with questions about copyright.
Contact Jonathan Miller with further questions.


Rollins Intellectual Property Policy

Faculty Handbook Section on Intellectual Property

Rollins Use of Copyrighted Works Policies (see relevant section of and Fair Use).

Information technology Acceptable Use Policy


Useful Links

Copyright Advisory Network 

The purpose of this site is to encourage librarians to discuss copyright concerns and seek feedback and advice from fellow librarians and copyright specialists. The Network is sponsored by the American Library Association Office for Information Technology Policy.

Copyright Clearance Center 

The CCC aims to help users of copyrighted works seek permission to use works.

Copyright Office

The federal agency charged with administering the U.S. copyright system. This is a good site for official news on copyright, for the details of copyright bulletins and rules, and the place to research the copyright status of works.

Creative Commons

A source of standard licenses that enable copyright holders to determine how they would like their works to used by others.

Stanford University Copyright & Fair Use Center 

Emphasizes copyright issues especially relevant to the education and library community, including examples of fair use and policies. Useful copyright charts and tools are continually added to help users evaluate copyright status and best practices.

When Works Pass into the Public Domain 

Lolly Gasaway has a chart of when works pass into the public domain and can be used (in ways that would otherwise infringe the exclusive rights of the copyright holder) without permission.