Fair use and online learning

(27 August 2015) The world of online learning presents some unpleasant surprises when it comes to sharing materials. The sr.ithaka website recounts faculty asking their library to make course materials available to the online students. When the librarians explained to them that they could not legally put any article or book that they wanted onto the site, the faculty became quite perturbed and stopped working with the library staff and simply posted their own articles for the online students.

Read this opinion piece by Deanna Marcum  in full.