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Copyright Basics

Basics of Copyright


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.