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Online Teaching Resources Library Guide: Copyright

This guide will assist faculty teaching web-facilitated, blended, or online courses at Long Island University.

Copyright Overview

The purpose of this Guide is to assist faculty in making informed decisions about copyright and the use of copyrighted materials in online and blended courses.

It is not intended to replace the advice of legal counsel for specific copyright scenarios.

Within this guide you will find information on:

Copyright  in detail

Public Domain

Fair Use

TEACH Act and Blackboard

Requesting Permission

Royalty Free

Linking to LIU's Databases

Creative Commons

Common Scenarios (Online and Print)