Students, faculty, and staff must respect the intellectual and creative
property of all persons and abide by the U.S. copyright laws. These
laws have changed over the years and continue to evolve. This site was
developed to assist all members of the University community in
discerning how or if they can use copyrighted materials legally.
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Use provisions, which were enacted into law in 1976, gives educators,
scholars and students limited use of copyrighted materials without
obtaining permission from copyright holders. The distinction between
Fair-Use and infringement may be unclear and not easily defined but
certain guidelines have been offered.
These pages aim to provide useful information, but cannot provide legal
advice. We cannot warrant that the information is complete or accurate.
The USF Library disclaims all liability to any person for any loss
caused by errors or omissions in this collection of information.
Adapted from web materials at Fairfield University.