Copyright 101: Introduction to Guide

Accessing Library Databases

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Databases are listed alphabetically (A-Z) by name on this page.

Find the database you are searching and click on the title.

After you click on the database title, you will be prompted with the following screen:

Log in using your campus email and password.
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After entering your user information, click "Sign in."

This step will authenticate you as a Lindsey Wilson patron and grant you access to the library's electronic resources.

About this guide

Copyright Symbol  Copyright can be complicated.  This guide is meant to help you understand the basics of copyright and fair use.

In this guide, you will learn about:

  • Copyright and Fair Use
  • How and when to use copyrighted material
  • Obtaining permission to use copyrighted material
  • Author rights
  • Open Educational Resources (OER) = Free
  • and) Tools and Resources pertaining to copyright

To navigate this guide, just click on the section titles.

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Reference Librarian

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Tim Hooper
Katie Murrell Library