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The following guide provides answers to common copyright questions.
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Copyright Guide

copyright symbolWelcome to the University of Michigan's Guide to Copyright.

Copyright law is complicated, and for good or for ill, increasingly important in scholarship and academia.  The following guide seeks to provide answers to frequently asked questions, help authors learn effectively to use and enforce their rights, and to demystify copyright law as much as possible.

 

 

Table of Contents for this Guide

 

Using Copyright -- Answers questions about how to use copyrighted materials.

Copyright Components -- Offers an overview about copyright by responding to basic copyright questions.

CTOOLS -- Addresses the questions about using copyrighted material in CTOOLS.

Fair Use and Other Exceptions -- Explains the exceptions to copyright rules which might grant use to copyrighted materials.

Requesting Permission -- Defines what permissions are and how you can get them if necessary.

Resource Links -- Offers additional links and information pertaining to copyright.

 

 

Reuse of this guide content

The information presented here is intended for informational purposes and should not be construed as legal advice. If you have specific legal questions pertaining to the University of Michigan, please contact the Office of the General Counsel.

If you believe your copyright has been infringed on a web site hosted by the University, please contact our DMCA agent.

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Except where otherwise noted, this work is subject to a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license. Details and exceptions.

 

Copyright Questions?

Looking for help with copyright questions? Please contact us.

Melissa Levine

Melissa Levine

Kristina Eden

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