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US Copyright Office

Author: United States Copyright Office

Publisher: Library of Congress

Keyword(s): fair use, copyright law, content ownership

Audience(s): N/A

Audience Discipline(s): N/A

Assessment Present?: No

Part of a Series?: No

Date Created: July 2, 2007

Date Updated: unknown

Date Added to LOEX: December 1, 2007

Date Re-verified: October 1, 2012

The U.S. Copyright Office is the legal registrar of copyrights within the United States. In addition to containing information about how to copyright a work or investigate the copyright of a resource you are hoping to use, the site offers basic information about copyright law and a flash-based tutorial (""Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright"") for students. One can also search copyright records through the site.