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A clever presentation of information about copyright and fair use laws as they apply to educators. Learn what you can and cannot copy, how many copies of documents you can make for your own use as a teacher and for your students to use. There is a quiz at the end to reinforce learning of these laws and guidelines.

University of St. Francis, Janet Agnew, Glen Gummes, Mike Hudson

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Janet Davidson



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