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Copyright and Fair Use

This guide provides resources and information about copyright and fair use.

What's in this guide?

This guide provides an overview of the principles of copyright, an introduction to fair use, and information for graduate students completing theses and dissertations. It contains basic copyright and fair use information in areas related to higher education. This guide does not address the totality of copyright law and is not legal advice.  

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The information contained within this guide is for informational and instructional purposes only. It is not legal advice.

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Dallas Long, Dean of Milner Library, is the designated copyright agent for Illinois State University.

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