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Multimedia Resources: Copyright, Fair Use, and Licensing

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Fair Use

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Fair Use Explained

Video created by Professor Eric Faden of Bucknell University and published by Documentary Film Program on March 1, 2007.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License.

Distributed on DVD by The Media Education Foundation.


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.

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