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Copyright [via University of California]

“As both creators and users of copyrighted and public domain materials, members of the UC academic community should understand and responsibly exercise the rights accorded them under U.S. copyright law.

The information provided on this site is intended as a guide to copyright at the University of California, and should not be taken as legal advice.”

Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States [via Cornell University]

An excellent summary of when copyrighted works enter the public domain.

Copyright, Museums, and Licensing of Art Images [Columbia University]

Kenneth Crews, director of the Columbia University Copyright Advisory Office and Melissa A. Brown recently (June, 2011)published a series of studies on this subject. Topics include:

“Control of Museum Art Images: The Reach and Limits of Copyright and Licensing”
“Art Image Copyright and Licensing: Compilation and Summary of Museum Policies”
“Art Image Copyright and Licensing: Terms and Conditions Governing Reproduction and Distribution”
“Art Image Copyright and Licensing: Terms and Conditions Governing Appearance and Composition of Images”
“Art Image Copyright and Licensing: Terms and Conditions Governing Third Party Rights”
“Art Image Copyright and Licensing: Bibliography”

This work was funded by a grant from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.

Coverage: 6/1/2011
Tags: Art, Copyright
Corpus Medicorum Graecorum/Latinorum – Editionen

“The Corpus Medicorum Graecorum (CMG) presents the extant writings of all Greek physicians from the 5th century BC to the end of classical antiquity, including early Byzantine handbooks and commentaries on ancient authors, in historical-critical editions.  The Corpus Medicorum Latinorum (CML) presents the extant writings of all Latin medical authors from the 1st to the 5th century AD in historical-critical editions.  The Supplementum to the Corpus Medicorum Graecorum publishes collections of Greek medical writings which have survived only in fragmentary form.  The Supplementum Orientale to the Corpus Medicorum Graecorum presents historical-critical editions of Arabic translations of Greek medical texts which have not survived in the original Greek.”

Correlates of War Project

Correlates of War (COW) seeks to facilitate the collection, dissemination, and use of accurate and reliable quantitative data in international relations. Key principles of the project include a commitment to standard scientific principles of replication, data reliability, documentation, review, and the transparency of data collection procedures.

Corsair: Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

Corsair, the website for the Pierpont Morgan Library includes a searchable database of more than 15,000 images selected from the Pierpont Morgan Library’s collection of medieval manuscripts.

CQ Almanac

Authoritative analysis on the major legislation and actions of congress for each year since 1945. Unique data on the voting patterns of Congress members provide insight into the legislative process and history of the institution. Users can follow the history of a policy issue with the Policy Tracker tool which links reports on the same issue for almost 70 years.

Coverage: -1945
Tags: Congress, Government
CQ Magazine [via C Q Press, Inc.]
Weekly online news magazine provides searchable interface to in-depth reporting on public policy, political and legislative news, features, trends, forecasts and congressional voting records. Includes congressional legislation, elections coverage, status of active bills, committee and floor activity, debates, and data for all roll-call votes. Alternative name: CQ Weekly.
Coverage: 1983 - current
Tags: Congress, Government
CQ Press Library/Political Reference Suite
Congressional Quarterly (CQ) Electronic Library includes many resources for the study of current and historical congressional and American government issues.