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Open Educational Resources: Copyright

Created by Amy Larson, Lansing Community College Library

What is Copyright?

Copyright and the United States

Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution states:

"The Congress shall have power...To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries..."

Why Worry About Copyright?

Copyright on Campus

Copyright for Students

Best Practices in Fair Use for OER

What is Fair Use?