The Bethel University Library Copyright Guide can help you make an informed decision about copyright when you make something of your own or use someone else's work. The guide presents information about copyright law. The Bethel University Library makes every effort to assure the accuracy of this information but does not offer it as counsel or legal advice. Consult an attorney for advice concerning your specific situation.
Copyright Guide Quicklinks
Here are quicklinks to frequently used portions of the guide:
Can I Use This?
- Fair Use Decision Tools
- Linking to Library-owned Resources (Persistent Links or Permalinks)
- Getting Permission
- Items Not Subject to Copyright
- Bethel Policies Related to Copyright
What Do I Own?
- What is Covered by Copyright
- Author Rights (in General)
- Retain Your Rights When Submitting Scholarly Work for Publication