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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. This guide is not a substitute for legal advice.

What is the DMCA?

Enacted in 1998, the Digital Millenium Copyright Act seeks to update copyright laws for the digital age.  It addresses circumvention of digital copyright protections, online service provider immunities (safe harbor, notice and takedown, etc.), and digital fair use.

Web Resources for DMCA

DMCA videos