Internet Resources - Copyright
- Public Domain Information Project
Over 3,000 songs that are royalty free; includes information on determining public domain status.
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- The Watch (Writers, Artists, and Their Copyright Holders) File
Find contact information for the copyright holders of authors and artists whose works can be found in libraries and archives across North America and the United Kingdom.
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- United States Copyright Office
Contains basic facts, a FAQ, law and legislative documents, fee information, application forms, and information on licensing and registering a work. Features a number of circulars and factsheets on a variety of topics such as fair use, specialized material copyrights, and duration of copyright.
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California's Great Seal
The Great Seal, the earliest California symbol, was adopted by the Constitutional Convention on October 2, 1849. It was designed by Major Robert S. Garnett, who was an army officer stationed in Monterey. The current official seal is the fourth design, standardized in 1937.
Pictured in the Great Seal: