This is a Forum to explore, interpret and apply fair use under United States copyright law.

Fair Use & Copyright / American University
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Posted 11:41 PM Jan. 8, 2010

American University - Washington College of Law, the Center for Social Media

This Web page has quite a bit of Information that you can Research About Fair Use and Copyright Law.

There are Articles, Reports & PDF files on the Following subjects:

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for OpenCourseWare

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video

The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education

Fair Use in Media Literacy Education FAQ

Recut, Reframe, Recycle

Fair Use Frequently Asked Questions

The Cost of Copyright Confusion for Media Literacy

Unauthorized: The Copyright Conundrum in Participatory Video

The Good, The Bad and the Confusing: User-Generated Video Creators on Copyright

Documentary Filmmakers’ Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use

Fair Use Classroom Tools

Teaching about Copyright and Fair Use for Media LIteracy Education

Fair Use Language for Course Syllabi

Copyright Backgrounder

Fair Use Scenarios

More Information

What’s Fair About Fair Use?

The Law of Fair Use and the Illusion of Fair-Use Guidelines

Fair Use and Best Practices: Surprising Success

Copyright, Fair Use and Motion Pictures

How Documentary Filmmakers Overcame their Fear of Quoting and Learned to Employ Fair Use

How to Find Out What is in the Public Domain

Fair Use: An Essential Feature of Copyright

“Yes, You Can!”—Where You Don’t Even Need ‘Fair Use’

Statement of Best Practices FAQ

Untold Stories: Creative Consequences of the Rights Clearance Culture