• Copyright and Fair Use

    Copyright and Fair Use- Common Sense Education  (2:45) Click here for video

    Copyright guidelines

    1. Check who owns it
    2. Get permission to use it
    3. Give credit to the creator
    4. Buy it if necessary
    5. Use it responsibly

    Fair use guidelines

    1. Only use a small amount of the work
    2. Add new meaning to the work to make it an original
    3. Rework it and use it in a totally different way
    4. Use it for nonprofit purposes

    Fair use purposes

    1. Schoolwork and education
    2. News reporting
    3. Criticizing or commenting
    4. Comedy or parody