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Fair Use Week 2023: Celebrate with us!

Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2023, February 20 - 24

Fair Use supports educators and students

The fair use doctrine in copyright law allows for certain uses of copyright-protected content without permission from the copyright holder. Due to its flexible and adaptable nature, fair use is very important for teaching and learning communities and is best positioned to support educators and students.

Get involved! Five/5 students will win!!

Participate in any Fair Use activity throughout the week and enter to win a care package = tote bags filled with snacks & school supplies :)

Activity #1 = Attributing Sources

Activity #2 = Public Domain

Activity #3 = Who are the Copyright First Responders?

Activity #4 = Fair Use in Social Medi

Activity #5 = What do Electronic Course Reserves have to do with Fair Use?


*Winners will be contacted via email the week of February 27.

University of Virginia’s video, “Fair Use in Seven Words

Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week

‚ÄčFirst celebrated by the Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communication in 2014, Fair Use Week is now enjoyed nationally, sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). Participating organizations in 2021 included: the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), Columbia University Libraries, Harvard Library, NYU Libraries, Florida Atlantic University Libraries, University of South Florida Libraries, and us!