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Copyright Information

Learn about copyright information.

Copyright Friendly Toolkit

Learn about Creative Commons. Also links to copyright friendly resources.

Beyond 4 Walls -- Legally Reusable Media

This is a site that reviews sources for images, music, etc. that are availble to the public without cost. It is actively maintained. Some resources listed may be filtered by GISD. Use these links to teach students about Fair Use, attribution, and digital citizenship.

Thesis generators and other graphic organizers

A list of links to help students think through the essential questions of an information project in order to create a thesis. The link labeled Tools for Reading, Writing, Thinking has multiple graphic organizers to help students through stages of information literacy.