I’m proud to be part of this plain, simple, but powerful statement in favor of using fair use to support teaching and research in these extraordinary circumstances. Special credit should go to Brandy Karl at Penn State Libraries who helped to organize a busy group of librarian-lawyers and to bring this statement and related efforts to fruition. Read the whole thing here:

Public Statement: Fair Use and Emergency Remote Teaching and Research

The same group has been holding video chat office hours and has assembled a list of copyright resources that we think may be helpful to libraries in this extraordinary time:

Resources on Copyright & Emergency Remote Teaching & Research