What is copyright? What is and isn’t copyrightable?
What is the Public Domain?
The public has the full rights to use public domain works without obtaining permission. How do I identify public domain works?
How To Use Others’ Materials
What can I use in my: Teaching? Research & Publications? Multimedia Project? Assignments and Class Projects?
Copyright Status Tool
A step-by-step guide to help determine if a work is in copyright or in the public domain.
Managing Your Copyright
Learn about options for managing your personal copyrights.
Library Reserves & Electronic Reserves
Read about rights and restrictions for reserves, including electronic reserves.
InterLibrary Loan & Document Delivery
Copyright laws and practices related to lending to and borrowing from other libraries and organizations.
Library Copying or Other Reproduction
Guidelines for library services involving copying and other reproduction.
UW Digital Collections (UWDC) – Copyright and Permission to Publish
Find information about copyright for items and images in the UW Digital Collections.
UW-Madison Libraries Take-Down Policy
Information for people who have questions about or who wish to contest the libraries’ use of specific works.