Copyright, Fair Use, and Education

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The Copyright Advisory Office of Columbia University has a central mission to address, in a creative and constructive manner, the relationship between copyright law and the work of the university in order to best promote research, teaching, library services, and community involvement.

To that end, the Copyright Advisory Office of Columbia University:

  • Addresses issues of fair use, copyright ownership, and publishing arrangements in furtherance of higher education and the advancement of knowledge;
  • Provides copyright information and education resources for the academic community;
  • Supports innovative policies and practices to foster the creation, preservation, and accessibility of information resources; and
  • Undertakes research and exploration of copyright issues to provide supportive understandings of the law and its importance to educational institutions and libraries.

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