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Open Educational Resources: Copyright

What is Copyright?

Copyright and the United States

Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution states:

"The Congress shall have power...To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries..."

Copyright on Campus

Copyright for Students

What is Fair Use?

Attribution

This guide is based on the Lansing Community College (LCC) Library Research Guide on Open Educational Resources (OER), created by Regina Gong