Using the work of others

Copyright FAQs - answers to common questions and misconceptions about copyright.
Music copyright; information and advice for song writers and composers.
How to obtain permission to use copyright materials. Who to contact, when to get permission, and how to apply.
Copyleft is a term that describes a copyright licencing scheme where the author surrenders some of his rights...
A derivative work is a work that is based on (derived from) another copyright work...
Is your use fair dealing? or covered under a licensing scheme? has copyright expired? or do you need permission from the copyright holder.
Exploring copyright in photography, the rights of photographers, registration advice and specific considerations that apply to photographs.
The ten most common copyright myths, misconceptions or misunderstandings about copyright.