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TEACH Act Checklist
Resource from North Carolina State Univeristy Libraries that helps to describe copyright and distance education.
The TEACH Act allows for some use of copyrighted materials for distance education.
TEACH Act Requirements
Information about instructor, technological, and course material requirements for TEACH compliance from the Purdue Copyright Office.
TEACH Act Checklist
Checklist from Liberty University to help make sure you are in compliance with the TEACH Act.
Link When Possible
In many cases, you can eliminate the need for permission or fee by simply giving your students a link to the work instead of making copies of it.
Resources that will help you gain permission to use copyrighted works.
Copyright Clearance Center: Get Permission
Apply online for permission to reproduce copyrighted material.
How to Get Permission
Information from Stanford University on how to get copyright permissions.
Sample Letter to Copyright Owner Requesting Permission to Copy
An example of a letter from the University of Maryland, that shows how one can request to make copies of an item from the copyright holder.
Sample Permission Letters
Sample from Columbia University Library on how to compose a letter to ask to use copyrighted works.
Artists Rights Society
Artists Rights Society (ARS) is the preeminent copyright, licensing, and monitoring organization for visual artists in the United States. Founded in 1987, ARS represents the intellectual property rights interests of over 50,000 visual artists and estates of visual artists from around the world (painters, sculptors, photographers, architects and others).
Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video
A report by The Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, American University Washington College of Law, and The Center for Media & Social Impact,