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This intent of this guide is to provide you with a basic overview of Copyright Law for an Academic Environment and answer these commonly asked questions:
- Am I allowed to use this?
- Where can I find resources?
- How do I make these resources available to my students?
- What do I need to do to make sure my work is protected under Copyright?
The Copyright Clearance Center has developed several short videos on Copyright Basics; the video below is a 4 minute clip on what Copyright is for and who it protects.