Skip to main content

Department of Education and Early Development Alaska State Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Search in:

Copyright for OWL (and more): Other considerations

Licensing and resources for public domain and royalty free material

There are many licenses besides those listed here. Some may be standardized, and some not. Be sure to check the terms of any material that may be licensed to you or your institution before using it. When licensing your own material, consider your terms carefully.

Copyright Clearance

If you can find the author, consider contacting them directly for permission.  Often, they are very happy to share.  Even when an author doesn't hold the copyright, they often have reprints, other resources, or suggestions.  Be sure to verify that they still hold the copyright, though. 

Privacy and Confidentiality

Rights Statements