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Fair Use

"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

Understanding Copyright

If you still have questions, contact Copyright and Digital Rights Management Department.

Tools for Learning

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We welcome all suggestions to build our collection for electronic and print materials

Submit your one-time purchase request or journal or database request here

When thinking of adding new journals please take into consideration: Do we already have it online? Is it indexed and what it its price? 

Other ways materials come into the library: suggestions, approval plans, and donations.

Open Educational Resources (OER)

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