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Guide for filmmaking resources and research

Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons

Navigating copyright and fair use limitations when creating a film can be very challenging and often intimidating, but is vital when creating any creative work.

You can find information about copyright rules for using music in films, public domain works, fair use, creative commons, and references in our Copyright, Fair Use and Creative Commons Guide.

If you have any questions or need more information about copyright and permissions, reach out to your library liaison.