Exceptions for Instructors -- To find out if your intended use meets the requirements set out in the law, use this free, online tool.
Fair Use Evaluator -- Helpful to determine the "fairness" of a use under the U.S. Copyright Code.
Copyright Framework - Framework from Virginia Tech that was used in the Learning Commons Copyright Refresher workshop
Excellent materials are available online for exploring copyright, including:
Copyright Quick Guide -- Copyright Advisory Office, Columbia University Libraries/Information Services.
Copyright Crash Course -- Developed by the University of Texas.
Copyright Resource Center -- Ohio State University
Copyright Information and Resources -- University of Minnesota
Copyright Basics -- Copyright Clearance Center
A Writer's Guide to Fair Use -- Provided by the law firm, Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC.