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Music Research: Copyright and Music

an overview of the WVU Libraries resources tailored to music research and study.

Charts to Determine Copyright Status

Music - Creative Commons License

Google Custom Search

This Google box searches a selection of copyright guides and FAQ websites, including the U.S. Copyright Office. 



Why Copyright?

Copyright is most often thought of today in terms of restrictions, but it is also meant to stimulate new knowledge and creativity by allowing creators to benefit from their work.

Rights Permissions Companies

Credit Is Due

See Nina Paley's website for more discussion on using and crediting works. 

Subject Guide

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Beth Royall
Evansdale Library 109
Subjects: Art, Game Design, Music, Theater