In celebration of Fair Use Week, the MIT Libraries’ Office of Scholarly Publishing, Copyright, and Licensing has launched a mobile version of the web-based Fair Use Quiz that was initially released last year.
The quiz is designed to help students better understand the core concepts of copyright law’s “fair use” provision, the flexible — but notably ambiguous — exception under US copyright law that makes it possible to use others’ copyrighted works without permission. The aim of the quiz is to put information about fair use in the hands of students and empower them to make informed decisions about using copyrighted works.
Applying fair use can be complex; this quiz is intended to help students navigate some of the nuances and make their own assessments.
We welcome comments or questions.
For more information on copyright and fair use, please see the Scholarly Publishing website.