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About the Library: Copyright & Fair Use

Using library materials in your courses

You can use and link to materials the library subscribes to in your courses, because subscription licenses generally cover such use. If you have any questions, please ask library staff for help!

Public Statement of Library Copyright Specialists: Fair Use & Emergency Remote Teaching & Research for an analysis of fair use considerations in this COVID-19 crisis.

If you want to read more, Kyle K. Courtney wrote a blog post that further explains Fair Use in light of COVID-19.

Copyright, Fair Use & Creative Commons

Feel free to contact Deb Baker 206-8151 or if you would like help assessing the four factors of fair use for your course materials. 

MCC + CCSNH Copyright Policy

Manchester Community College adheres to and enforces CCSNH copyright policies in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations regarding the access and use of information resources, including but not limited to The Copyright Act of 1976 and all amendments and additions to date, The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, and the T.E.A.C.H Act (Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization Act) of 2002.  For details see the CSSNH Board Policies.

Fast Facts About Fair Use

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