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This license requires that reusers give credit to the creator. It allows reusers to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon the material in any medium or format, even for commercial purposes. If others remix, adapt, or build upon the material, they must license the modified material under identical terms.

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About This Guide

Welcome to the Copyright LibGuide! This guide is designed to share information on copyright and fair use in an educational setting and provide guidance on finding and using materials in online, hybrid, and in-person courses.

This guide does not supply legal advice, nor is it intended to replace the advice of legal counsel.


Credit where credit is due

Portions of the content of this guide were developed by the following university libraries. All guides listed have a CC BY 4.0 license or a CC BY-SA 4.0 license.

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