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What's in This Guide

Copyright Basics: definitions of copyright, public domain, fair use and TEACH Act; general FAQ.

How Do I Use Copyrighted Materials in My Teaching: General principles, safe alternatives, links and tips on finding copyright-free or open license materials organized by material type.

Protecting Your Own Works (under construction. Will cover sharing your research and creative work and choosing public domain for your work)

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If you have not found an answer to your question in this guide, please send us your question and we'll try to answer it. We plan to update the guide frequently.

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Who Wrote This Guide

Olga Hart

Mark Konecny

Jenny Doctor

University of Cincinnati Libraries

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Phone: 513-556-1424

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