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Documentary

Documentary

Fair Use for Doc Filmmakers

Documentary filmmakers have expanded their ability to employ fair use with a code of best practices. For the code, curriculum materials, videos and more on documentary film and fair use,

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Journalism

Journalism

Set of Principles in Fair Use for Journalism

 

Journalists’ fair use Principles fight self-censorship.
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Orphan Works

Orphan Works

Fair Use of Orphan Works

How can we make collections containing orphan works available to the public? These guidelines, devloped with contributions from over 150 memory institution professionals, are a good place to start. To read more, 

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Visual Arts

Visual Arts

Fair Use in the Visual Arts Communities

The visual arts communities of practice share a common problem in their confusion about the nature of copyright law and the availability of fair use. For the full report, 

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Other

Other

Fair Use in Other Practices

Professionals in several areas— library science, poetry, dance archiving, open courseware—have created codes of best practices to aid them in making the best decisions on fair use.

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Videos

Videos

Fair Use Videos

Browse our fair use videos on the Center's YouTube channel. Find playlists for videos on Documentary, Journalism, Libraries, Media Literacy, and Online Video.

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