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Copyright law is complex and sometimes intimidating. But if you ever plan to share your work publicly, on a website, blog or ePortfolio, it is essential to make sure that any use of third-party media is legal. Fortunately, we have assembled some resources to make this process easier.
Why Is Copyright Important?
Understanding intellectual property issues for online media is far from straightforward; but learning the basics of copyright law will help you:
- identify media for use in your projects
- protect and share your work online
- teach concepts of fair use in your classroom
Do you need to build a works cited page for your project? Not sure how to properly cite media sources according to the guidelines for your area of study? Try the University Libraries Citation Guide!
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