Who owns what? How, when, and where can it be used? As classrooms move from being geographically bound to being intellectually bound, instructors are faced with more challenges in determining legal use of digital material. The following resources are designed to assist faculty, distance learning administrators, multimedia developers, website producers, and and students navigate the murkey waters in a sea of new copyright law.
Copyright - the legal right granted to creators to limit how others may copy and/or use their work
Creative Commons - provides a structured and legal way for creators to both protect their work and share it with others
Fair Use - allows for the limited use of copyrighted material in certain circumstances