Links to help you through the Copyright quagmire:
Copyright and the Internet
This site can also serve as a professional learning experience for educators. It includes information on multimedia fair use guidelines, public domain, Creative Commons and resources for images.
Copyright Crash Course
This site, created by the University of Texas libraries, offers educators a comprehensive tutorial about the teacher's role in promoting fair use as well as information about following the fair use guidelines.
Use this site with your students. It includes sample permission letters and an interactive quiz in addition to age-appropriate explanations and examples.
U.S. Copyright Office
This federal government site offers a basic summary of the law as well as FAQs and publications related to copyright concerns.