This guide is intended to answer common questions about fair use in the classroom, Canvas, and course reserves. If you have a question that is not answered here, please contact your subject librarian. For more general resources about all things copyright see: https://guides.lib.udel.edu/copyright/copyright-basics
Disclaimer: This guide is for educational and informational purposes only. It does not reflect legal advice.
General rule of thumb: When in doubt, link out to the work rather than upload or embed the work in your CMS. Doing so will avoid the restrictions of the TEACH Act. If you are unsure how to do this with materials from the Libraries' databases, contact your subject librarian.
In 2002, in recognition of the increased role of distance education, copyright laws as they pertain to the educational setting were modified for the online environment through the TEACH Act.
Here is a short list of key allowances/restrictions of what you can share in an online class (synchronously or asynchronously) including streaming media: