Copyright, Publishing, and Intellectual Property

Teaching Resources

The following links lead to UCLA Library and external resources that provide information about and assistance with various aspects of teaching that involve scholarly communication issues. UCLA librarians and library staff also provide services in this area.

Fair Use and Copyright Permission

Public Domain


Coursepacks and Textbooks

Course Management Systems and Copyright

Teaching Students about Copyright and Academic Integrity

  • Bruin Success with Less Stress: an interactive online tutorial covering intellectual property, citing sources correctly, and file sharing, created by the UCLA Library
  • A Fair(y) Use Tale: a short and entertaining film by Eric Faden, a professor at Bucknell University, that uses fair-use excerpts of Disney characters to explain copyright law
  • SPARKY Awards: invites students to create short videos illustrating the value of bringing down barriers to sharing information; given by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition