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Using Works and Copyright

Help determining if you have the legal right to use another's work.

Fair Use

Case Western Reserve University, "Appendix A: Checklist for Fair Use," in Copyright Compliance Policy 15 (last visited 4/2019).

See, Kelvin Smith Library, Copyright: Fair Use: An Exception to Copyright (last viewed 6/2019).


Other useful information:

Columbia University Libraries, "Fair Use Checklist," in Copyright Advisory Services (last visited May 3, 2019). 

Stanford University Libraries, Copyright & Fair Use (last visited 6/7/2019).

17 U.S.C. § 107. Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair use

U.S. Copyright Office, U.S. Copyright Office Fair Use Index, (last visited 6/7/2019) (case index)