There are so many “teachable moments” where faculty or staff can begin to talk about copyright and fair use with students, whether it’s using visual resources from the internet in a class assignment, how and why to cite sources, sharing class readings with classmates or some other scenario. While copyright notices are always posted at photocopy machines, scanners and within electronic reserve pages, many students probably do not read or think much about them. The Library of Congress is making an effort, but here at CUNY how do you reach out to your students to educate them on the importance of understanding the terms of fair use? Please share your stories and/or suggestions by commenting here or by contacting the copyright committee.

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