This site is intended for use by the Cornell community, to act as a general clearinghouse for:

  • A basic overview of how and why copyright works in the USA
  • how it relates to working and learning at Cornell
  • how to navigate rights management

If you have questions about using copyrighted materials, whether online, in classes or just in general, we hope you'll find the answers you're looking for here. If you don't find the answers you need, contact us!