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Using Copyrighted Works

There are a series of steps to follow if you wish to use a copyrighted work:

  1. Check to see if it is in the public domain.
  2. Check to see if your proposed use is a fair use
  3. If necessary, request permission to use the item.
  4. 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