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Open Educational Resources at LCC: Copyright

Learn how to find and use OER materials in teaching and learning.

What is Copyright?

Copyright and the United States

Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution states:

"The Congress shall have power...To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries..."

Why Worry About Copyright?

Copyright on Campus

Copyright for Students

Copyright on Classroom Materials

What is Fair Use?

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Lansing Community College (LCC) Library Research Guide on Open Educational Resources (OER) by Regina Gong is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.