- Fair Use Promotes the Creation of New Knowledge (Association of Research Libraries 2018 infographic)
- For text- and data-mining, fair use is powerful, but possession is still 9/10 of the law, by Brandon Butler on The Taper-Copyright and Information Policy at the UVA Library
- Fair Use in Seven Words from Univ. of Virginia Library. The seven words are: “USE FAIRLY, NOT TOO MUCH, HAVE REASONS” [This is from last year but I don’t think I’ve shared before; nice!]
- A selection of quotations about fair use: I Didn’t Write This Conversation About Fair Use, collected at Center for Democracy & Technology.
- Check back for the 2018 fair use week comic created for Harvard Library, Office of Scholarly Communication’s Fair Use Week annual programs
Feb. 28th, I watched “Can’t you just say Yes? Answering Copyright Questions About Fair Use for Faculty Colleagues,” ACRL presents webcast with presenter Carla Myers. I recommend the recording to anyone who gets questions about copyright and fair use. If you are very familiar with the law, you can skip the first 17 minutes which go over copyright law basics.
Fair use is vital in the work of educators, scholars and academic libraries. While using open textbooks and open educational resources often relies on clear permissions from a Creative Commons license rather than a fair use analysis, production of open textbooks/OERs can rely on fair use also. WU Libraries will have a Fair Use Week blog post soon about an open textbook recently published on Open Scholarship. Join many of your colleagues exploring open textbooks during Open Education Resources Week, March 5-9. See also WU Libraries Open textbook guide.