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The Bay State Teaching Excellence Guide: Copyright for Faculty

This faculty guide provides book recommendations, higher education news, OER and copyright information, as well as information about how to link to library resources in your online course.

Copyright Resources for Faculty

Below are resources that can help faculty learn about teaching with copyrighted materials. While the library cannot provide legal advice, we urge faculty to perform fair use evaluations before utilizing any copyrighted material, and to LINK to resources, rather than copy or download them, when they are unsure whether a use is fair. 

Copyright Basics

Teaching & Copyright

Can I Claim Fair Use?

Is it in the Public Domain?

Copyright Courses & Tutorials