The Librarian of Congress oversees triennial rulemaking procedures to consider and adopt limited exemptions to Section 1201 prohibitions on circumvention of digital rights management (DRM) technologies. These exemptions expire every three years.
Rationale for fair use of protected works in auxiliary aids referencing the Chafee Amendment to copyright law, the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
The Public Domain Slider is a tool for determining whether a given work is in the public domain based on its publication status and date. Michael Brewer & ALA Office for Information Technology Policy, 2012, CC 3.0 BY-NC-SA.
The Exceptions for Instructors eTool assists you in determining whether use of protected material is allowable in an online course environment under the TEACH Act. Michael Brewer & ALA Office of Information Technology Policy, 2008, CC 3.0 BY-NC-SA.