Fair Use and Public Domain
Below you will find tips on using copyrighted work, the "fair use" concept, and identifying works that are in the "public domain" -- and therefore not subject to copyright protection. Choose a link to get started.
Chart: Public Domain or Fair Use?
Works in the Public Domain:
The "Fair Use" Concept:
- The 'Fair Use' Rule: When Use of Copyrighted Material is Acceptable
- Copyright Law - Fair Use (U.S. Code)
- More Information on Fair Use (U.S. Copyright Office)