Monthly Archives: February 2016

Fair Use Week, Day Four: Stream It!

Today I’d like to highlight some webinars and videos that focus on fair use and its importance. The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has put up links to five different videos on fair use from ARL Libraries. The videos cover … Continue reading

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Fair Use Week, Day Three: The Four Factors

The Fair Use doctrine in the U.S. copyright law is divided into four factors. It is the weighing of these four factors in an analytic process that help you determine whether your use of copyrighted material is “fair,” or whether … Continue reading

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Fair Use Week, Day Two: Court Cases

It’s day two of fair use week, and I’ve been thinking of some of the court cases that have dealt with fair use. Fair use is for everyone, and there have been some good decisions favoring its application recently. The … Continue reading

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Fair Use Week

It’s Fair Use Week! Fair use is an important exception in US Copyright Law. It allows you to use portions of copyrighted material without permissions, as long as the use is “fair.” To determine whether a use is fair, you … Continue reading

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