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HIS 201: American History to 1877

Ethical Use of Multimedia

According to U.S. copyright law, any produced work, including videos, is automatically copyrighted from the moment of its creation, meaning that in order to distribute the work to others, you must seek out permission from the creator.  More and more videos, however, are being made freely and legitimately available online to anyone who wishes to watch them.

Please take a look at the following Guide to see how to access and use these resources ethically.

Using online multimedia

Political Cartoons

Daryl Cagle’s Political Cartoons Index      Index of current political cartoons, including those printed in International news sources.

British Cartoon Archive      Searchable archive from the University of Kent’s Templeman Library.