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Copyright Basics

Start here for a short summary about “Copyright on Campus” and what you need to know:

Need a quick version? These resources will help:

If it’s educational, isn’t it Fair Use?

Fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder for purposes such as criticism, parody, news reporting, research and scholarship, and teaching. There are four factors to consider for Fair Use, do you know them? Visit our Fair Use page.

Putting materials online? Explore the TEACH Act

The Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization Act (TEACH Act) says that teachers and students at accredited educational institutions can use works for distance learning without permission under certain circumstances. Read all about it on our TEACH Act page.