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Copyright Crash Course

A quick guide to everything you have ever wanted to know about Copyright

How to Use This Guide

The Copyright Crash Course (CCC) was originally created with faculty in mind, but can be used by anyone who is interested in understanding and managing their copyrights.The main subject area of the Course is arranged into several sections that allow users to explore certain areas of copyright law individually or as a group. Please see the Copyright for Librarians link for more information. 

Copyright for Librarians

Here are some new guides we have created and added to this course. 

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Proper attribution is to the Copyright Crash Course and Georgia Harper. http://doi.org/10.15781/T24J09X6J 

The Copyright Crash Course was originally created by Georgia Harper at the University of Texas and has been adapted for Moorpark College.

Copyright For Teachers