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Philadelphia, PA 19107

AISR Guidelines for Educators

AISR Policy on Reserves

Guidelines for Classroom Copying

Guidelines for Electronic Reserves

Sample Letter to Request Permission

Paying for Permission to Reproduce (Copyright Clearance Center requests)

Jefferson Guidelines for Authors

Depositing Your Work
With NIH or the Jefferson Digital Commons

Retaining Your Copyright

Jefferson Policies on Copyright and Patents for Authors are included in the official University Policies:
  • Direct access (link from a computer on the TJU campus master network)
  • Access via Pulse - (link to Pulse, the campus portal, log in with your Campus Key, and choose the link for University Policies.

Note: Search the policies for "copyright" or "patent."

Using New Technologies

Podcasting Legal Guide

JEFFSelects: Copyright & Fair Use

Take AISR's Copyright Workshop for Jeffersonians
An online tutorial for educators and authors.

Overviews & Interpretations

Copyright Legislation & Government Resources

Gateways & Policies at Other Institutions

Commercial Support Services for Authors

  • Copyright Clearance Center® Online (CCC)
    The Copyright Clearance Center is a not-for-profit organization providing collective copyright licensing services.
  • The Copyright Website
    ". . . endeavors to provide real world, practical and relevant copyright information of interest to infonauts, netsurfers, webspinners, content providers, musicians, appropriationists, activists, infringers, outlaws, and law abiding citizens."
  • Creative Commons
    This Stanford University-based organization offers access to public-domain materials, as well as licensing and distribution if you want to make your own materials freely available to others. MIT uses the Creative Commons license for its Open Courseware.
  • Official
    Offers compliance guidelines, rights management information, and registration assistance.