"Fair Use" is a provision in US copyright law that imposes limits and exceptions to the exclusive rights of authors / creators.
It means that you can use copyright-protected media without asking for permission if the following factors speak in favour of your proposed use:
1. the way you use it;
2. the nature of what you use;
3. how much of the original material you use;
4. whether your use will impact the market for the work.
(...and here is the letter of the law)
In practical terms, the determination whether a use is "fair" is a subjective one. However, there are some
If you still have questions, contact Copyright and Digital Rights Management Department.
We welcome all suggestions to build our collection for electronic and print materials
When thinking of adding new journals please take into consideration: Do we already have it online? Is it indexed and what it its price?