It’s easy to copy a DVD or music file, scan an image,
transfer digital files, photocopy, stream video, etc.
Sometimes it works better to substitute the word
“use” for “copy.” How do you know if the use is legal?
How much is too much? What are your rights and
responsibilities as a user of information?
This is an overview of copyright for students and PreK-
12 educators. You’ll find several “think-about” sections
to help you decide if copying is a good idea for these
areas and more:
• Fair Use
• Web Content Creation
• Video and Continuous Learning