OHSU

Copyright Links for ETDs

Copyright Ownership – Who owns what?

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/Copyright_and_Fair_Use_Overview/chapter0/0-c.html

This site answers common questions concerning copyright exceptions, joint authorship, transfer of copyright and other issues.

How to obtain Permission to Use Copyrighted Work

http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/copyright/permission.html

A step-by-step guide to securing permission to use copyrighted works.

Publisher Copyright Policies

http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo.php

This site provides a searchable database of publishers' permissions concerning copyright transfer agreements

Sample Copyright Permission Letter

Pre-formatted letter that allow you to just fill in the blanks.

Register Your Copyright

http://www.copyright.gov/eco/index.html

Secure your copyright through the U.S. Copyright Office

Creative Commons

http://creativecommons.org/

Creative Commons provides license agreements that provide more flexibility than U.S. Copyright Law.

Elsevier  - Author's rights

http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/authorsview.authors/authorsrights

Wiley-Blackwell – Author's rights

http://authorservices.wiley.com/bauthor/faqs_copyright.asp