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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2014
Exceptions for Instructors
TEACH Act exceptions for instructors
Fair Use Evaluator
Determine whether or not your specific use of a work would be considered "fair use"
Determine whether or not a work is still protected by copyright
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Copyright exceptions for libraries
What You CAN Do
Copyright exists to promote science and the useful arts -- that is, learning and scholarship. Educators analyze what use of materials is allowed to create the most effective educational experience for students.
Know What You Can Do - A Brochure for Faculty and Teaching Assistants
Full of information about fair use, the advantage of linking to instead of copying works, and special provisions for displaying or performing works in classes
Copyrights and Wrongs
Academic copyright basics from the American Association of University Professors
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