Using Copyrighted Works
There are a series of steps to follow if you wish to use a copyrighted work:
- Check to see if it is in the public domain.
- Check to see if your proposed use is a fair use.
- If necessary, request permission to use the item.
- Discover alternative works available through Creative Commons licenses.
If you are interested in using film in a class you teach, please check out the Guidelines for Using Media for Teaching Purposes.