Copyright Videos

The Georgetown University Library has a short series of videos on YouTube to help students understand their rights and responsibilities when incorporating third-party materials into their projects. 


Introduction to Copyright (10:27) provides an overview of the basic principles of copyright law and the ways in which third party materials can be used, including fair use, Creative Commons, public domain, and permission.

Tips and Best Practices

Copyright Best Practices for Using Third-Party Material (9:15) provides tips and best practices for using third-party materials so that you can identify a clear copyright exception for any work that is not your own or make alternate choices if necessary. 

Copyright and Citation

Copyright and Citation (3:57) explains how your responsibility for citing sources differs from your copyright responsibilities and also how the copyright status of a work differs from a citation to that work.