Fair Use for Education

Copyright Information based on the TEACH Act passed in 2002

For more information, refer any of the following:
  1. "Copyright and Fair Use in the Classroom, on the Internet, and the World Wide Web" by the Library and Information Services division of the University of Maryland University College.
  2. "Harvard Copyright Guidelines"  by Harvard University Humanities Facility Services.
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Basic Copyright Guidlines to Assist When Using Electronic Media

Motion Media
•10% of the total media or 3 minutes,whichever is less

Text Material
10% or 1,000 words, whichever is less
10% or no more than 30 seconds, whichever is less
Illustrations or Photographs
No more than 5 photos from one collection or photographer or artist
Copying of Multimedia Project
No more than 2 copies