• The law provides certain ways in which copyright works may be used. – Fair use – Public domain – Library privilege – Alternative Licenses (e.g. CC)
• The works are publicly accessible.• Not everything posted on the internet is public domain.
• “Universal Access” to research, education and culture.• Provides a free, public, and standardized infrastructure
• Under the TEACH Act, the Copyright law provides educators with a separate set of rights in addition to fair use, to display and perform others´ works in the classroom. – Section 110 of the Copyright Act