The Copyright Genie

Ok, so the Copyright Genie can't grant copyright wishes, but it can take the magic out of copyright by:

  1. Helping you find out if a work is covered by U.S. copyright, [disclaimer]
  2. Calculating its terms of protection, and
  3. Collecting and publishing the results (as a PDF) to save for your records [example] or further vet with a copyright specialist
  4. To learn about Fair Use, about Educational Exceptions to copyright, or about Exceptions for Libraries and Archives, see: