Category Archives: Intellectual Property Rights


Fair Use Week: Fair Use and Copyright in the Academic Environment

Fair Use Week 2017 United States Copyright Law is a fascinating and complex topic. It protects creators AND those who teach. US copyright features a section called “Fair Use,” which allows for the use of copyrighted material in the academic environment (among other things). Reams of information have been written about copyright, and a number of important … Continue reading

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Fair Use Week

The Intellectual Property Rights committee will be taking over the VRA’s social media accounts during Fair Use Week February 20–24 to promote fair use resources and practices and to drum up support for fair use. Follow along with us  @VisResAssn  and! If you’d like to get involved with the all the posting and liking, there’s still … Continue reading

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VRA Core Copyright and Licensing Information Available

The licensing terms and conditions for using the VRA Core Schema and Documentation in software, computer applications, and publications are now available at: We are pleased to make the schema available under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: VRA Core on the Web VRA Core Schemas and Documentation (Library of Congress Official Site) … Continue reading

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