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Copyright Basics

An introduction to the principles of copyright law.

Your Librarian

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Liz Hamilton
Copyright Librarian

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University Library
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Legal Advice

This guide contains information about copyright law. It is not legal advice. If you require legal advice, please consult an attorney. 

Video Tutorials

Copyright workshops are offered periodically and can be found through Planit Purple. If there aren't any coming up that fit with your schedule, you may find the below video tutorials on copyright topics helpful. Please email the copyright librarian (address in the sidebar) if there are any topics you'd like to see added in the future. 

Copyright Basics

Fair Use and Other Exceptions