What Can I Use?

If you know that the work you wish to use (all or some) is protected by copyright, how do you find out whether your proposed use is allowed or whether you must get permission from the copyright holder?  If you think you do need permission, how do you find out who to ask? 

Keeping in mind that the resources collected here are generally geared for the academic higher educational setting, you can explore by

•  Type of Work

Text [see extensive discussion in copyright basics]

Music/Theater (Dramatic Arts)/Film


•  Type of Use

Teaching: Face-To-Face


Fair Use


Permission [Obtaining]