Copyright Help

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.

Copyright Information

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

Clearance Assistance

EMG - music rights clearance
Music Services - Administration / Management / Royalty
Church Copyright Administration
Microsoft Copyrights
CopyClear, Inc - Sacred Music Clearance

Hopefully, these resources can help assist you in planning the appropriate use of material in your event.