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Open Educational Resources: OER Copyright

Reuse, Revise, Remix and Redistribute: The Four Pillars toward course completion, improved grades, increased credit load, and overall student success. How the library can assist faculty in achieving these goals effectively and efficiently.

Copyright Tools & Guidelines

Learn about OER fair use, copyright tools, and copyright guidelines via the TMCC Copyright LibGuide

The Copyright LibGuide is intended to provide general copyright information to the TMCC community and help instructors make informed copyright choices in course planning.

However, if you have specific questions about determining fair use or other legal matters, contact the Legal Counsel's Office in RDMT 200 or by calling  775-673-7396.

Turning a Resource into an Open Educational Resource (OER)

What are Creative Commons Licenses?

YouTube and Copyright

YouTube and Copyright 

A case from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals concluded that inline linking does not directly infringe copyright because no copy is made on the site providing the link; the link is just HTML code pointing to the image or other material.

The Ninth Circuit’s decision is consistent with the majority of copyright linking cases which have found that linking, whether simple, deep, or inline, does not give rise to liability for copyright infringement.

Copyright Questions

Questions about OER copyright?

With questions or concerns about OER copyright, please contact the Learning Commons.

John Fitzsimmons │ Learning Commons │ Librarian

Maggie Eirenschmalz │ Learning Commons │ Librarian