There are many FREE intellectual property awareness tools and tutorials found on the Web. These range from copyright and Fair Use guidelines to patent and trademark primers for everyone from inventors to musicians. Below is a short listing of such practical sites:

Columbia University Libraries > Copyright Advisory Office > Copyright, Fair Use, and Education
http://copyright.columbia.edu/copyright/

Cornell University > Copyright Information Center > Resources
http://copyright.cornell.edu/resources/ 

Northern Kentucky University > W. Frank Steely Library > Creative Thinking (Student Lessons for Educators)
http://creativethinking.nku.edu/

Stanford University Libraries > Copyright & Fair Use > Charts & Tools
http://fairuse.stanford.edu/charts-and-tools/

U.S. Copyright Office
http://www.copyright.gov

U.S. Copyright Office > Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright
http://www.copyright.gov/students_teachers/

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office >IP Assessment Awareness Tool
http://www.uspto.gov/inventors/assessment/  

University of Texas Libraries > Copyright Crash Course
http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/

World Intellectual Property Organization > WIPO Publications
http://www.wipo.int/freepublications/en/

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