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Here is the collection of copyright resource links.

A Novice Writer's Guide to Rights
An article that provides information about the rights commonly sold by authors and freelance writers.

American Library Association Copyright Resources
Articles, interviews and resources relating to copyright from the ALA

Basic Copyright Concepts For Writers
An article explaining basic copyright concepts from The Internet Writing Journal.

Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency
A not-for-profit agency established in 1988 by Canadian creators and publishers to license public access to copyright works.

Copyright Infringement Basic Concepts
An introduction to copyright infringement and fair use.

Copyright Law in the United States
A collection of articles on copyright law from Bitlaw, a resource on technology law.

Copyright News
The latest news about copyright from Writers Write.

Copyright News Headlines
Current copyright headlines from recent news stories in Google News provides general legal information and resources -- including information about copyrights and trademarks.

Plagiarism Resource Center
The goal of this web site is to help reduce the impact of plagiarism on education and educational institutions. Includes information about software programs for detecting plagiarism and links to other resources.

RIAA Copyright Information Page
Basic information about copyright from the Recording Industry Association of America.

SUL: Copyright and Fair Use
Copyright and fair use information, materials, cases and resources from the Stanford University Library

The Publishing Law Center
Provides legal information for publishing industry professionals including copyright articles and information.

U.S. Copyright Office
Home of the U.S. Copyright Office. In addition to providing information on copyright law the site also includes links to related resources.

What Is Copyright Protection?
An article and resource covering the basic definitions regarding copyrights. The article has been written using the Berne Convention as the as the main bibliographical source.

Wikipedia: Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act
A description of the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act of 1998, which extended the duration of U.S. copyrights by 20 years.

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is an international organization dedicated to promoting the use and protection of works of the human spirit.