Fair uses are all around us each day. The Fair Use Week Tumblr collects stories of these uses, explaining how fair use is employed in our activities. Last year, we read stories about e-reserve policies, parody, music sampling, and journal citing and subciting. We need more stories to share for this year!Read More›
Fair use week isn’t just about fair use! Fair dealing is an extremely important component of copyright law, similarly facilitating balance, in numerous jurisdictions including Canada. The University of Toronto is organizing a Canada-wide online discussion about this critical doctrine through videos, blog posts and social media.Read More›
The Fair Use Fundamentals infographic explains what fair use is, why it is important, who uses fair use, and provides some examples of fair use.
Center for Media and Social Impact Codes of Best Practices in Fair Use.
ARL Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries (PDF document).
This infographic by ARL, American University’s (AU) Washington College of Law, and AU’s School of Communication shows how and why libraries should use the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries.
Infographic that tells the story of how libraries are champions for academic freedom and balanced copyright policies.
Copyright Timeline: A History of Copyright in the United States