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Copyright & Fair Use: About

Resources on copyright, intellectual freedom, fair use and creative commons licenses

About This Guide

This guide is designed to share information on copyright and fair use in an educational setting and provide guidance on finding and using materials in online, hybrid, and in-person courses.



Please reuse the content of this guide, as long as you attribute SUNY Old Westbury Library.

A special thanks to Butler University Libraries for much of the content in this guide.

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