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Copyright and Fair Use

Training Resources

Coursera: Copyright for Multimedia

In this course we will look at four different media, paying special attention to the unique issues for each one and the kinds of information that is important when making copyright decisions for each type of material. We will work through fair use issues for each multimedia format, look at format-specific exceptions in the law, and consider unique issues for seeking permission for film, music, images and data.

ALA Editions: Creative Commons for Educators and Librarians

This text from ALA Editions cover the basics of copyright law, Creative Commons Licenses, and how these licenses change scholarship and classroom practices.  

Creative Commons Certificate for Educators, Academic Librarians and GLAM

This lesson series from Creative Commons discusses the many aspects of a Creative Commons license, and how it is used in educational contexts.