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Copyright and Fair Use: Copyright Guide

A guide to copyright issues.

What is Copyright?

Copyright is a form of protection grounded in the U.S. Constitution and granted by law for original works of authorship fixed in a tangible medium of expression. Copyright covers both published and unpublished works.       Copyright.Gov, n.d. Web. 10 Dec. 2014. <http://copyright.gov/help/faq>.

Credit

Much of this guide was originally developed and created by Erin Wolverton, Reference Associate (2015).