What do I need to know in terms of copyright and fair use laws and policies?

National level


University of Maryland University College: Information and Library Services: "Copyright and Fair Use in the Classroom, on the Internet and the World Wide Web" - http://www.umuc.edu/library/copy.shtml

"The Educator's Guide to Copyright and Fair Use" from Tech Learning - http://archives.techlearning.com/db_area/archives/TL/2002/10/copyright.php

"Copyright and Plagiarism for Print, Video, Images and Electronic Articles" from Tech Learning - http://www.techlearning.com/printablearticle/3322

Creative Commons license - http://creativecommons.org/

Baltimore County Public Schools level


Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) Telecommunications Policy for Students - http://www.bcps.org/system/policies_rules/FORMS_EXHIBITS/6000Series/FORM6202A.pdf

BCPS Community Relations: Communication with the Public: Copyright and Intellectual Property - http://www.bcps.org/system/policies_rules/rules/1000Series/RULE1110.1.PDF

BCPS Telecommunications Policy and Rules Revision main page - http://www.bcps.org/offices/lis/tele/index.html

Helpful resources


Bibliography maker, BibMe - http://www.bibme.org/

APA online, electronic media citations - http://www.apastyle.org/elecmedia.html