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Copyright information for educators and librarians

Creative Commons Search

As part of her copyrights, a copyright holder can license her work for whatever specific uses she likes. Creative Commons licensing provides a way for authors to announce publicly that their work is available for certain broad types of uses without specific permission, with certain conditions. Works under a CC license can be used in whatever ways and on whatever terms the license specifies, in addition to the uses available under fair use. (ARL, Fair Use FAQ for Professors)

Copyright Tools and Other Resources

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.

Exceptions for Instructors

Fair Use Evaluator

Copyright Genie

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