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Copyright

This guide provides information and CCC resources on the topic of copyright.

Films on Demand Service

There are a number of videos available on this subject, both on the internet and through our available databases. This page features some useful examples. For more, we recommend accessing the Films on Demand database.

Videos

In this film, lawyer Angela Perry discusses how businesses can avoid unwittingly violating copyright law, and the dangers of downloading and using copyrighted material. She also discusses how copyright holders can protect their copyrights.

Why should students value their own and others’ intellectual property? What exactly is intellectual property? This interview led program builds an understanding of: intellectual property; exceptions to copyright; registering IP; why students should be aware of the terms and agreements of social media sites, what Creative Commons is and the different licenses, why an IP holder may wish to share material; and what it means when material is in the public domain. A great resource for encouraging students to value IP.

Disney Parody explanation of Copyright Law and Fair Use.