Compliance and "good faith" are required to protect yourself, your institution, and your students from possible copyright infringement. In order to make fully informed compliance decisions, first determine if a work is copyright protected or restricted by license. A license may invalidate potential fair use rights. If a work is covered by copyright but free of license restrictions, you may seek copyright permissions or explore possible exemptions and your fair use rights.
Assigning a research paper or other project that will require students to use and cite sources?
Communicate to your students the importance of proper attribution and the difference between copyright infringement and plagiarism. And remind students:
Resources for students:
Want a refresher? Schedule a 15-minute instructional session for yourself or your class with a CF Librarian addressing plagiarism and copyright. We will come to you!