Q. Can I make copies of articles or portions of books to use in my classrooms?


Yes, to a certain extent. The fair use section of the Copyright Act specifically provides that reproduction of a copyrighted work for "teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use)" is not an infringement under the fair use doctrine. Of course, you should perform a fair use analysis before using such materials.

If you use copyrighted materials in class be sure to include the original copyright notice on all copies. 


  • Last Updated Aug 15, 2017
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  • Answered By Jeff Graveline

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