• This page on copyright guidelines is designed to help employees of Newton Public Schools understand and abide by the laws and regulations of copyright protection. The guidelines are based on the Copyright Law and subsequent guidelines, amendments and endorsements. This page on copyright guidelines is a "work in progress".

NPS Copyright Resources(old)


  • These handy charts are meant to guide you as you encounter questions about copyright and aid you to become an ethical user of information. Charts may be printed out and are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

  • Basic - Copyright Guidelines

  • Advanced-Copyright Guidlines


  • Disclaimer: This website was created to raise awareness in the Newton Public Schools community of the need to cite sources, apply fair use and provide handy copyright resources. We are not copyright lawyers. Our intent is to provide resources to support ethical use.