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Copyright, Fair Use, DMCA & The TEACH Act

This research guide is designed to help faculty in the usage of copyrighted material in online instruction. Navigate the pages of this guide using the menu below. This guide is not a substitute for Legal Advice.

About Copyright

The U.S. Copyright Office is actually a department of the Library of Congress, and was created by Congress in 1897.  The U.S. law has been revised several times, including recently to address digital technologies.

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