Copyright and fair use are a great concern for scholarship, publishing and teaching. Copyright law stipulates the rights and conditions authors enjoy over their works. Fair use guidelines describe circumstances and types of uses which would not be considered infringement of copyright.
PSU Copyright Website
This site includes PSU's copyright policy as well as instructional materials on copyright law.
OUS Intellectual Property Policies and Guidelines
Portland State University Office of Research and Sponsored Projects
Copyright Information Site - University of Minnesota
An excellent site with useful tools for determining when a use might be considered fair and when permissions should be sought.
Copyright Crash Course
A useful (and fast) overview of copyright law and rights published by the University of Texas Austin