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Copyright Crash Course
A guide to use of copyrighted materials in higher education.
Digital Copyright Slider
Quickly determine if your resource is in or out of Copyright.
Etool Exemptions for Instructors
Use this etool to find out if your intended use of a resource meets the educational exemptions in the Copyright law.
Fair Use Checklist
A checklist developed by Louis P. Svendsen, University Counsel, Tennessee Board of Regents
Fair Use Evaluator
The Fair Use Evaluator can help you better understand how to determine the "fairness" of a use under the U.S. Copyright Code, provides documentation of your evaluation, and links you to additional educational material.
Section 108 Spinner
This simple tool will help you determine if your resource falls under section 108 for reproductions of material.
Teach Act Checklist
This checklist helps you determine if your use of material follows the requirements of the Teach Act.