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Copyright Checklists and "Bright Lines"

Copyright educators have created charts intended to guide your decision-making along safe boundaries. TEACH Act and Fair Use checklists help you understand if your intended use is approved as an exception. "Bright Line" policies provide straight answers to your questions. If you follow these rules you may be overly cautious, but you can't go wrong.

Only one thing is
impossible for God:
To find any sense in
any copyright law
on the planet.
~Mark Twain

Philip Tramdack
Director, Library Services
Copyright Compliance Officer