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Education Guides: Resource Sharing & Cataloging

Links to webinars, websites, books, and articles for the library community.

Resource Sharing

"The miracle is this: The more we share, the more we have."  -Leonard Nimoy

Books

Copyright Information

Copyright Crash Course
One of the best websites for information on copyright.  Includes information about the use of digital images. 

ALA Copyright
Extensive amounts of information and resources, including information on the TEACH Act, international copyright and more. 

ARL Code of Best Practice in Fair Use Academic and Research Libraries

Copyright (HCCC)
Extensive guide with copyright information.

Open Access

Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)
ALA group that works with issues relating to open access.                                                                               

Open Access Directory
Extensive list of resources about open access, the open access movement and other resources.                        

‚ÄčOA Best Practices (CERN)
Best practices for authors that are interested in retaining copyright to their works at the time of publication. 

Creative Commons

Creative Commons
Official site that explains the different licenses and how to use them. 

Creative Commons (PSU)
Simple explaination on what creative commons means, how to use it, and more resources to view. 

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