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Copyright & Fair Use: An FAQ

Copyright and fair use are important fields in education, especially distance learning. However, they can also be daunting concepts to understand and apply. The following frequently asked questions, along with their answers, should help to make copyright and fair use a little easier to understand. What is copyright? The legal right to be the only one to reproduce, publish, and sell a book, recording, image, etc. (aka a published work) for a certain period of time. Meant to ensure that creators are fairly compensated for their work. Gives copyright holders control over where, when, and how their work is reproduced