To know whether or not you can use a work
created by someone else, you need to consider many factors about
the work itself as well as define how you want to use the work.
Some uses of certain types of works are allowed without permission,
others are not.
This section will help you figure out whether your
use requires permission, and if so, how you go about getting it.
If you're new to the topic, you may find it useful to read through
the following sections in order.
Find out what you need to know about a work before you can determine if you
can use it
Find out if your use is allowed without permission and if it isn't, how to get
Guidelines: Fair Use
Review guidelines in use by academic institutions and in publishing
Learn about what can happen if you use a work without permission
Discover what the law and guidelines say you can and can't do in various teaching-related
Find out about complex copyright issues that arise with various types of works