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How to Use Copyrighted Materials
Due to U.S. copyright law, a great deal of creative content is automatically copyrighted upon creation. Y
ou should assume something is copyrighted until you have details about its copyright status.
Before using content, follow these steps
You do not always need to contact someone to get permission. Some licenses like grants permission to use work in advance. Creative Commons
This site is intended for informational purposes only. Library staff members cannot give legal advice. For legal advice, you should contact an intellectual property attorney.
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