The following is a list of links to help you know
some general guidelines surrounding copyright and other topic related to
intellectual properties. These are some resources that the Production Services
Group use to evaluate copyright related issues. The resources below are random
and designed to be used as a tool and not an endorsement.
United States Copyright Office
University of Texas "Crash Course in Copyright"
Getting Permission - General research information
ChurchMedia.net - Copyright forum
Agency Repertory Searches
ASCAP Music Search
SESAC Music Search
BMI Music Search
EMG - music rights clearance
Music Services - Administration / Management / Royalty
Church Copyright Administration
CopyClear, Inc - Sacred Music Clearance
Hopefully, these resources can help assist you in planning the appropriate use of material in your event.