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Copyright: Resources

Copyright guidelines for faculty, staff, and students at CSS.

Copyright Questions?

The College of St. Scholastica Library provides assistance and guidance with copyright questions for CSS faculty, staff, and students. Please email Julie Rustad with your questions or visit our website for more information.

Legal Advice Disclaimer

The information presented in this guide is intended for informational and educational purposes only. It is not offered as legal advice or counsel. Faculty, staff, students, and others associated with the college should consult an attorney for advice concerning their individual copyright situations and needs. 

CSS Library Resources


Butler, R. P. (2014). Copyright for academic librarians and professionals. Chicago, IL: American Library Association.  KF 2995 .B875 2014

Crews, K. D. (2012). Copyright law for librarians and educators: Creative solutions & practical solutions (3rd ed.). Chicago, IL: American Library Association.  KF 2995 .C74 2012

Ferullo, D. L. (2014). Managing copyright in higher education: A guidebook. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.  Z 642 .F47 2014

Lipinski, T. A. (2005). Copyright law and the distance education classroom. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. KF 4209 .E38 L57 2005

Lipinski, T. A. (2006). The complete copyright liability handbook for librarians and educators. New York, NY: Neal-Schuman. KF 2080 .L57 2006

Lipiniski, T. A. (2013). The librarian's legal companion for licensing information resources and services. Chicago, IL: Neal-Schuman. KF 3002 .L57 2013

Russell, C. (2012). Complete copyright for K-12 librarians and educators. Chicago, IL: American Library Association. On Reserve

Stim, R. (2016). Getting permission: Using & licensing copyright-protected materials online & off. Berkeley, CA: NOLO. KF 3002 .S75 2016