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Useful Online Resources for Copyright and Fair Use
Creative Commons licenses, public domain tools, and supporting technologies have become the global standard for sharing across culture, education, government, science, and more.
Copyright Information for Writers
Poets & Writers, Inc., is the primary source of information, support, and guidance for creative writers. Founded in 1970, it is the nation's largest nonprofit literary organization serving poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Our national office is located in New York City. Our California branch office is based in Los Angeles.
Public Domain Chart
A chart describing what types of documents are in public domain and when. Make sure to look at Footnote 1 for additional resources.