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Copyright & Fair Use For Faculty

Scenarios That Definitely Require Permission

The following uses require permission when sharing online:

  • Scans or photocopies from workbooks or exercises
  • Large sections of audio or video
  • Large sections of a book, or more than one chapter
  • Large portions of journal issues or volumes
  • Commercially available software or serial numbers to commercially available software 

How to share with your class:

  • Request it through Course Reserves - library staff will clear the permissions and distribute through Canvas
  • Get permission from the rightsholder