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Copyright & Fair Use

This is an academic guide on copyright and fair use.


  1. It's the law.
  2. Information ethics are not situational.
  3. We lead by example for our students and colleagues.
  4. It's the right thing to do.


Campus Guides:

Use Campus Resources:

Do-it-yourself Tools:

Copyright on Campus Video by Copyright Clearance Center


Copyright on Campus from the Copyright Clearance Center
Video on copyright guidelines expected by publishers produced by the Copyright Clearance Center


Credit Where Credit is Due!

This guide has been liberally lifted by permission from Ingrid Redman's Copyright and Fair Use guide at NYU Poly Library and  Cathy Outten and Tracey Mayfield's guide at CSU Long Beach.  Adapted for use at CSU Stanislaus by permission and under their CC license.

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