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Sarah Norris, UCF Scholarly Communications Librarian, and Rich Gause, UCF Government Information Librarian, will provide a session on Copyright, Fair Use, and Online Teaching During Emergency Circumstances. This session will be held via Zoom on Thursday, May 7th at 3 p.m. All UCF faculty are welcome to attend. The session will provide a bit of information on fair use (exploring the four fair use factors in depth) and other components that will be helpful as you consider the materials you need when teaching online.
Specific copyright and fair use questions can be directed to Sarah Norris and Rich Gause ahead of time or during the session.
Zoom Link for the online session
See also our online guide “Academic Resources during COVID-19 Situation: Copyright Clarifications”
Happy Fair Use / Fair Dealing Week! This annual event runs from February 20 – February 24, 2017.
Fair use (United States) and fair dealing (Canada, Australia, etc.) provide exceptions to copyright. Why are we celebrating? The event’s official website describes the impact: (more…)
This year, Fair Use Week is February 22-26.
How much do you know about fair use? If you are a student, you probably benefit from it every day, sometimes without realizing it. When does fair use apply to what you do? Here are some examples (via ARL’s infographic):
- For class
- Writing papers with quotes cited from other works
- Posting a copy of a news article to Canvas
- Searching Google Books for a page containing a certain quote
- Forwarding an email with photos attached
- For fun
- Posting a short clip from a TV show onto Facebook
- Taking a selfie with a Star Wars advertisement in the background
- Writing a chapter of fan fiction and posting it online