Copyright is a set of laws designed to protect original works of authorship in a tangible form of expression. These laws offer copyright owners’ protection over how their work is reused. The copyright owner retains the sole right to:
What Works Are Protected?
Examples of copyrightable works include
From Copyright Basics, Circular 1, U.S. Copyright Office, available online at https://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ01.pdf
This guide is not intended to be legal advice. It is designed to provide general information about copyright to consider while researching and teaching in the education field.