Sample Permission request letter for Faculty: Please note that faculty have a higher rate of permission granted when they make the request themselves. The yellow highlights indicate pieces of the letter that should be tailored to the class and/or selected.
Copyright Advisory Office: from Columbia University Libraries.
Fair Use Evaluator: A tool designed to assist you in understanding the fair use guidelines of the US Copyright Code.
Fair Use Flow Chart: A guide to help determine what information falls within the fair use exemptions for educational institution.
TEACH Act Flow Chart: The TEACH Act requires that an institution meet the following requirements to allow the use of copyright materials in a digital environment, including distance education and course management systems.