Kevin Smith, the scholarly communication officer and copyright expert at Duke University and two colleagues are organizing a four-week MOOC on the basics of copyright. Course is aimed at librarians and K-12 educators and offered on the Coursera platform. Sounds like a great, free opportunity to learn from one of the best. Let me know if there is any interest in doing this in a group.
Is it in the Public Domain?
The Samuelson Law Clinic at the University of California, Berkeley, has released a very cool handbook/set of visual tools to help researchers determine whether a work is still under copyright. Article: http://www.law.berkeley.edu/17178.htm
Handbook and Visuals: http://www.law.berkeley.edu/files/Final_PublicDomain_Handbook.pdf