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Copyright 101


Welcome to the Copyright resource guide! This guide will provide  you with a variety of copyright information. 

Unsure of what copyright is and whether it applies to you? Check out "Copyright Basics".

Curious or concerned about your rights and responsibilities as a content creator? Go to the "Information for Content Creators" tab.

Wondering what rights and responsibilities you have as content user? Check out the "Information for Content Users" tab.

Interested in learning more about Fair Use? Check out the "Fair Use" tab. 

Interested in finding out more information about your responsibilities as an educator? Go the "Copyright for Educators" tab.

Each subject area will include links to more information as well to increase your understanding of copyright as a whole. 


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The purpose of this guide is to provide resources and information for resolving copyright questions. This research guide does not supply legal advice nor is it intended to replace the advice of legal counsel.

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