Fair Use?

Copyright.jpgFair use is a part of the U.S. copyright law that provides some leeway in reproducing or authorizing others to reproduce a copyrighted work.  Still, deciding what constitutes fair use and what is infringement is not always clear or easily defined.

Here are a couple of interactive tools that can help you decide:

Thinking through Fair Use – Developed by the University Libraries at the University of Minnesota

Fair Use Evaluator – Developed by the Office for Information Technology Policy of the American Library Association

 

 

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