Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

UC Berkeley’s library buildings are open. Here’s what you need to know.

Copyright & Digital Projects: Additional Resources and Support

Creating and publishing a digital project? Discover a workflow for answering copyright and other law & policy-related digital publishing questions.

More Help Obtaining Permissions

  • The University of Michigan also has an excellent guide on securing permissions for copyrighted resources--including for films, book chapters, music, fine art, photos, and more.

Additional Examples

If your particular FAQ isn't addressed here, there's a good chance that U.S. Copyright Office's Compendium has something to say about whether that type of resource is copyrightable, and the level of protection it receives.


Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition (2014)

Download full text of the Compendium (1,288 pages).

The Table of Contents is here.

Contact the Library's Scholarly Communication Officer

Profile Photo
Rachael Samberg
212/218 Doe Library