Copyright & Fair Use

Laws regarding copyright and fair use are complex, evolving, and important!

These sites provide a wealth of information including law governing printed music and recorded sound.

Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States
The easy-to-read chart includes a section on sound recordings.

Music Library Association Copyright page ~~ FAQs ~~ Bibliography

US Copyright Office

Stanford Copyright Reminder : specifically for the Stanford community.
Includes copyright basics; file-sharing; using media in presentations; teaching activities.

Copyright & Fair Use (Stanford University Libraries) : try the helpful charts and tools.


Copyright statement in Christian Psalmody  by Samuel Worcester. 2nd edition. Boston : From S.T. Armstrong's Presses, 1817.
Music Library Locked Stacks: M2116 .W349 1817



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