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"Part of the Library of Congress since 1870, and recognized by Congress as a separate department of the Library since 1897, the Copyright Office registers copyright claims, records information about copyright ownership, provides information to the public, and assists Congress and other parts of the government on a wide range of copyright issues, both simple and complex. Through this work, the Copyright Office is committed to helping fulfill copyright’s Constitutional purpose and to promote creativity and free expression for the benefit of all."
" . . .includes primary case law, statutes, regulations, as well as current feeds of newly filed copyright lawsuits, pending legislation, regulations, copyright office news, scholarly articles, blog and twitter feeds from practicing attorneys and law professors."
" . . . address[es] burgeoning issues surrounding the use of scholarly materials by faculty and students in the course of research, teaching and communicating scholarship. Since its inception, Columbia University's Copyright Advisory Services has acted as an anchor by providing awareness and education about copyright to the greater scholarly community."
For 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."
"A creator forewarned is a creator forearmed. This site is devoted to all authors and creators of works in the United States. It aims to make clear why you might want to keep your copyrights, and to provide information both to help you hold on to your rights and to grant on reasonable terms the rights you do license."
"The General Counsel provides legal advice and representation to administrators, faculty, and staff regarding federal and state laws and regulations, and University policies and procedures, as well as other legal matters arising from the business operations of Illinois State University."
" . . . support and facilitate faculty, staff and the community in their instructional, creative, research, and public service efforts. This support includes technical assistance, oversight of sponsored programs, guidance and assurance of institutional compliance."
The office "oversees university-wide compliance with federal, state, and university policies regarding the conduct of ethical research with humans and other vertebrate animals, and administers financial conflict of interest and academic integrity matters."
The policy to "address the definition, ownership, and commercialization of the different types of intellectual property developed or created at the University. It is understood that inventions, discoveries, copyrightable, and other creative works may result from the activities of University employees in the course of their duties and individuals using University resources (such as facilities, equipment, funding, or other)."
" . . . establish[es] the appropriate use of Illinois State University's information technology resources, computers, networking systems, information and data, collectively defined here as ISU Information Technology Resources and Systems."