Copyright, Public Domain, Licensing, and Intellectual Property
Here is a helpful list of resources pertaining to copyright, licensing, intellectual property, and other related topics for legally and ethically using materials for teaching and research.
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No permission is needed to use works in the public domain because they are not protected by copyright. Most works enter the public domain when the law no longer considers them under copyright. Visit the above links (in the Copyright section) for more information.
Diego Velázquez [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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