This page covers introductory information related to copyright and instruction, particularly as it relates to teaching online.

NEW!  Interactive online presentation about the TEACH Act and Fair Use

Additional Copyright Information

  • TEACH Act – An important piece of legislation with a significant effect on delivering instructional materials to online students. A series of real-world scenarios is included to help you navigate the opportunities and requirements of the TEACH Act.
  • Fair Use 101 – As liberating as it is mysterious, Fair Use is introduced here through a short, four-part primer.

Disclaimer: Copyright is a complex and litigious field. These pages are presented as informational resources only. They are not a substitute for proper legal advice.

Additional Resources

Copyright Quickguide – From Columbia University's Copyright Advisory Office

Copyright at Cornell Libraries – From Cornell University School of Law

The information on these pages is maintained by Glenn Pillsbury.

Updated: October 14, 2022