Please note: This guide is not a legal document. It is offered as an educational tool to introduce some key aspects of copyright law and provide resources to help locate materials in the public domain or under Creative Commons licenses.
Members of our campus, including students working on multimedia projects, are encouraged to use copyright-free materials and only use copyrighted materials if they can obtain the rights or if their use of those materials falls under Fair Use.
Disclaimer: This guide covers basic issues of copyright for Bucknell students who may need to use copyrighted information in their course work. It is not intended as legal advice. More information is available on the mybucknell copyright site (login may be required), which includes our institution's policy.