Determining copyright status can be a difficult process. The resources on this page are intended as general guides. Please contact a librarian with any general questions you have about copyright (see the Ask a Librarian link in the right hand column); however, we strongly recommend that you contact John P. Scherer II, Associate General Counsel at UNCW (schererj@), with more specific questions or concerns.
Not all of the resources below are truly public domain resources. Many are offered under voluntary licenses or agreements, which change or limit the rights held by the copyright owner, or they are identified as royalty-free materials.