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Copyright Policies for Collection Managers

In 2005, the Digital Asset Management Task Group on Content worked with university counsel to create guidelines for managers of digital image collections at the University of Colorado. These forms are intended to provide broad and general guidance for creating image collections used in teaching and research by the CU community. CU students, staff, and faculty should direct inquiries to Legal Counsel, University of Colorado.

Best Practices for Acquiring Digital Content for Image Collection Managers

Image Collection Managers Checklist for Fair Use of Images

The contents of this document may be integrated into another type of software, such as Excel or an image management software system, to keep electronic records of collection managers’ good faith efforts in observing the four factors of fair use.

When Works Pass Into the Public Domain

Additional Copyright Resources for Collection Managers:

Visual Resources Association

Image Collection Guidelines: The Acquisition and Use of Images in Non-Profit Educational Visual Resources Collections

Digital Image Rights Computator (DIRC)

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