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Copyright & Fair Use for Faculty

Copyright and fair use for education is complicated. Try our interactive tools to find out if the work you want to use is protected under copyright, fair use or educational exceptions.

Exceptions for Instructors eTool

The U.S. Copyright Code provides for the educational use of copyrighted material without the permission of the copyright holder under certain conditions. Use this free online tool to find out if your intended use meets the requirements set out in the law. This tool can also help you collect information detailing your educational use and provide you with a summary in PDF format.