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6 Copyright Tips for Using Google Images
Google Images is an effective tool for locating the perfect image to use in presentations, documents and on social media. But before you use images found through Google, you must consider copyright law.
See our 6 Copyright Tips for Using Google Images.
A Simple Guide to Copyright for Librarians: 15 Essential Facts and Tips
Who answers copyright and licensing questions in your library? Who addresses compliance issues in your organization? Are they best equipped for this role? Copyright can be complicated, so we’ve created this simple guide to copyright for librarians to get you started.
See A Simple Guide to Copyright for Librarians: 15 Essential Facts and Tips.
A Simple Guide to Fair Use: How to Apply Fair Use to Your Copyright Scenarios
Understanding fair use in U.S. copyright law is essential for anyone using copyright-protected materials. Fair use is ambiguous and it can be overwhelming to apply it to your own situations. Inform yourself about the facts of fair use and how it works.
See A Simple Guide to Fair Use: How to Apply Fair Use to Your Copyright Scenarios.
A Creative Commons License Primer
Whether you’re sharing a new article or photograph on your personal blog or on your library or organization’s website, you may want to enable others to easily and legally use your copyright-protected work. Creative Commons (CC) licenses may be the solution you’re looking for.
See A Creative Commons License Primer.
A Simple Guide to U.S. Copyright Law: 5 Essential Facts and Tips
Anyone dealing with issues related to copyright and licensing in the U.S., whether creators or users of copyright-protected materials, needs a basic understanding of U.S. copyright law.
See A Simple Guide to U.S. Copyright Law: 5 Essential Facts and Tips.
A Simple Guide to Legally Using Images in Presentations
Do you use images in presentations? Whether an in-person or virtual presentation or class, this article will help you establish best practices for legally using images in presentation slides and minimizing your risks of copyright infringement.
See A Simple Guide to Legally Using Images in Presentations.
8 Essential Tips for Licensing Electronic Resources
Licensing electronic resources requires many skills. Are you equipped to handle the acquisition of electronic resources and the related digital content licensing issues in your library or organization?
See 8 Essential Tips for Licensing Electronic Resources.
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