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If you have questions about copyright and fair use related to teaching or research at SHSU, please reach out to the Scholarly Communications Librarian, Erin Owens.
- Permissions to include copyrighted text or images in a thesis, dissertation, or scholarly book/article publication.
- Understanding how copyrighted materials can be used in the face-to-face or online classroom.
- Determining the copyright status of a given work.
- Searching for public domain or openly licensed content to use without copyright concerns.
- Other questions
Free Online Course
Copyright for Educators & Librarians
Fear and uncertainty about copyright law often plagues educators and sometimes prevents creative teaching. This course is a professional development opportunity designed to provide a basic introduction to US copyright law and to empower teachers and librarians at all grade levels. Course participants will discover that the law is designed to help educators and librarians. Free on Coursera. Offered by Duke University; Emory University; The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.