Much has been written about Copyright, Fair Use, and the TEACH Act as court cases interpret and reinterpret their applications. See the following documents for more information:
Understanding U.S. Copyright law can be challenging, especially in the digital environment. Exemptions exist for classroom teaching, libraries, and online learning, but these can be tricky to figure out and apply properly.
Contact Lisa Burgert at LBurgert@sdccd.edu for assistance with determining copyright. Help is available!
The term "public domain" encompasses materials for which: