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Copyright and Fair Use Resources: Resources

Association of Research Libraries

Association of Research Libraries resources:

Know your Copyrights from ARL

ARL Quick Checklist

ARL Exceptions for Instructors Tool

ARL Fair Use Evaluator

Turn It In Software

NSU has purchased Turn It In software for faculty use.


College of Dental Medicine:  Joel Slingbaum,

College of Health Care Sciences: Guy Nehrenz,

College of Nursing: Barbara Barrett,

HPD Library: Amanda Chiplock,

HPD Optometry: Paul Abplanalp,

Medical Sciences: Howard Hada,

Osteopathic Medicine: Christine Nelson,

Pharmacy: Lisa Deziel-Evans,

About TurnItIn

Clearance for books or articles at NSU

Obtain copyright clearance for books and articles

Contact Copyright Clearance Services through the NSU Office of Information Technology.


For a full explanation of copyright academic permissions go to the Copyright Clearance Incorporated website at

Fair Use resources

Copyright and Fair Use from Stanford University Libraries

Fair Use Analysis Tool from the University of Minnesota

Fair Use for digitizing materials, library e-reserves from UT (Georgia Harper)

Taking the Mystery out of Copyright from the Library of Congress

More info from other universities:

Crash Course in Copyright Tutorial from the University of Texas (Georgia Harper)

Columbia University Copyright Advisory Office

Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the US from Cornell University

Baruch University has an interactive guide to using copyrighted material in your courses

How do I identify copyrighted material?

TEACH Act (Distance Ed)

Brief guide to the TEACH Act from the Copyright Clearance Center

Distance Education and the TEACH Act from ALA

American Association of University Professors


New exceptions to DMCA from the US Copyright Office

Graduate Students

Do I own my dissertation?