Copyright Objectives


After completing this tutorial, you should be able to:

  • Identify when a work is covered by copyright, including the current term of copyright
  • Identify what works can be copyrighted and which works cannot be copyrighted
  • Identify the rights of the copyright holder
  • Identify when a copyrighted work can be reused in your own papers, presentations etc.
  • Know how to give attribution to others
  • Know when to ask permission to use a copyrighted work and how to ask for permission
  • Know how to apply for a Creative Commons copyright license
  • Identify where to go on campus for assistance with copyright questions
  • Identify the concept of ‘Fair Use’