Using Copyrighted Works

Using copyrighted works in teaching or scholarship can sometimes be confusing. We've created some resources to help you decide if you can use a work and how to use that work legally.

Copyright Licensing Organizations

Copyright licensing organizations manage permissions centrally on behalf of copyright owners in a particular field. They can license you permission to use a work for a fee.

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Fair Use

Fair use balances the rights of creators against the rights of those who want to reuse their works. Learn how fair use works under U.S. copyright law and whether it will work for you.

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