Copyright Law

Copyright is an important thing to stay updated on, and for any teacher to know especially for use in a classroom setting!  This blog entry is for helping those who would like to learn about copyright rules and policy.  As music educators, we constantly are having to stay caught up and to understand the ever-changing copyright laws.  There are many exclusions that have to deal with teaching and classroom usage, but said tools are only useful if you can stay up to date, or at least understand basic copyright law.


This site includes information on copyright infringement, and Fair Use.

This site tells what materials can be copyrighted and for how long.

Copyright Basics FAQ

These websites are from NAfME on copyright and licensing:

These informational videos are very helpful in easily understanding the basics on copyright laws, fair use, and history:


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