Copyright & Fair Use | Tips & Tools |

Copyright & Fair Use | Tips & Tools |


Here are a few quick and easy tips to keep in mind as you and your students work with potentially copyrighted material:

Download and share the “Know Your Copy Rights” brochure produced by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 License.

Always ask your students to be ethical scholars and properly cite their materials used in projects.

Model ethical citation for your students in your own work, both in and out of the classroom.


Creative Commons licensing

Take control of your intellectual work and create a Creative Commons license for your work. Students and faculty alike can license their projects.

Fair Use Evaluator

Online evaluator that helps you how to determine the “fairness” of a use under the U.S. Copyright Code.