What is copyright?
According to the United States Copyright Office website
“Copyright is a form of protection grounded in the U.S. Constitution and granted by law for original works of authorship fixed in a tangible medium of expression. Copyright covers both published and unpublished works.”
Click these links for more information:
American Library Association on Copyright
Copyright on Campus Video
Brad Templeton’s “Ten Big Myths about Copyright Explained”
Visit Creative Commons for resources with various levels of copyright permission.