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Your Responsibilities

This module outlines your responsibilities if you wish to use a work created by another in your class, including the process of making a determination. After watching this video you should:

  • Be familiar with the process of determining if something is under copyright and whether the fair use exemption applies.
  • Recognize the need for documentation of the steps you took to determine if you can use a copyrighted items.

A practice question is available to quiz yourself after viewing the video.



1. When you're considering using a copyrighted work you should:

a) Determine if the work is protected by copyright.
b) If it is under copyright, determine if your propose use is a Fair Use with tools like the Fair Use Checklist.
c) Requesting Permission if the use isn't a Fair Use.
d) All of the above.


1. d