Fair Use Week 2016

February 22-26, 2016 was Fair Use Week, an annual event coordinated by the Association of Research Libraries to emphasize the doctrine of fair use. The BYU Copyright Licensing Office was delighted to participate in Fair Use Week, with the following activities and resources:

BYU Gift Card Giveaway

Gift CardCongratulations to Jackson Beutler, winner of our $25 Gift Card Giveaway. Click here to see everyone’s questions and answers.


Daily Fair Use Quiz: Fair or Not Fair

Are you a fair use expert? Do you agree with the judges who decide fair use cases in court? Test your fair use instincts by taking a simple one-question quiz each day of Fair Use Week:

BYU Radio Interview

byuradioOur director, Peter Midgley, kicked off Fair Use Week at BYU by doing an interview entitled “Fair Use in the Digital Age,” which aired on BYU Radio on Monday, February 22. Click here to listen to the interview.

Fair Use Week Game Wheel

Fair Use Game WheelOur office hosted a Fair Use Week game wheel in the Harold B. Lee Library atrium on February 25 at 11:00 a.m. Hundreds of students answered copyright questions and won prizes!

Fair Use Week Infographic

fair-use-in-a-day-in-the-life-of-a-college-student-infographic-feb2016_Page_1Check out this cool infographic published by ARL that shows how a college student relies on fair use numerous times in a typical day.

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