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Teacher Tools: Copyright and Fair Use for Teachers

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Four Factors of Fair Use

Fair Use Clause

1.The purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes;
2.the nature of the copyrighted work;
3.the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; and
4.the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work.

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