Copyright Information

Nicholls State Copyright Policy
Nicholls State University’s Policy No.

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries
Guidelines developed by and for academic and research librarians to enhance their ability to rely on fair use by identifying eight situations that represent the library community’s current consensus about acceptable practices for the fair use of copyrighted materials (January 2012).

Reproduction of Copyrighted Works by Educators and Librarians
U.S. Copyright Office Circular 21.

In or Out of Copyright
Tools for determining if a work is in-copyright or in the public domain.

American Library Association’s quick-check “Digital Copyright Slider”

Peter Hirtle’s in depth “Copyright Term” Chart (2015)

To pay for a print or performance work if merely copying it, contact:
For Print Rights – Copyright Clearance Center
For Performance Rights – Swank Motion Pictures

Revised 10/3/14