Copyright Advice

Have a question about copyright?

Kevin Smith consulting about copyrightAsk Kevin Smith, director of the Office of Copyright and Scholarly Communications at Duke University Libraries. Kevin is both a librarian and a lawyer who specializes in copyright law. He can help you with questions about copyrighted materials you would like to use in your research and teaching, as well as with questions related to selecting the best license to enable or to protect the use of your work by others.

Kevin and the staff of the Office of Copyright and Scholarly Communications provide guidance to Duke faculty, staff and students on copyright and technology law and on innovative technologies that support academic publishing and other methods of scholarly communication. Contact Copyright and Scholarly Communications staff for individual consultations or to arrange workshops and presentations on these topics.