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4-Factors of Fair Use

  1. What is the character of the use?

  2. What is the nature of the work to be used?

  3. How much of the work will you use?

  4. What effect would this use have on the market for the original or for permissions
    if the use were widespread?

For discussion and examples, see the Crash Course in Copyright tutorial by University of Texas.

Conditions of Use of Library Database Materials

Creative Commons

Creative Commons is an excellent way to share access to resources with colleagues.  Use of Creative Commons materials may have some limits; read the license notes carefully and provide attribution using the CC logo.