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VCT 4600: Copyright and Fair Use for Digital Media

Guide to copyright for digital media

Susannah Cleveland

Susannah Cleveland
Jerome Library, 3rd Floor
Room 314
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Free Content Licensed for Re-use

Many sites post, or allow users to upload, music that has been licensed for re-use under Creative Commons.  These sources can be helpful to find music for the background of a film or presentation, or for finding tracks to sample.  Some restrictions might apply, so look at the information about individual pieces on these sites to determine what you can use and how.


Welcome to the course guide for VCT 4600. This guide will help you locate some of the sources mentioned in the lecture. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Lecture Slides

Best Practices

A Fair(y) Use Tale

Eric Faden, "A Fair(y) Use Tale," YouTube video, 10:14, uploaded May 18, 2007 by Jas A,