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Copyright & Fair Use

A guide & list of resources for EWU faculty, staff & students regarding copyright & fair use.

Copyright Clearance Center - About

The CCC is a non-profit organization that can help you search for and obtain permission to use and share content from various sources across the globe. It is used by organizations such as libraries, universities, businesses, law firms and government agencies to ensure copyright compliance.

The Copyright Clearance Center is available to facilitate payment of fees to gain permission for classroom use when appropriate.  Please contact Eastern Online with questions about hosting electronic content on Canvas.

You can find out more by visiting the Copyright Clearance Center website




CCC Facts

  • Created in 1978
  • Licenses millions of content users across the globe
  • Paid over $1 billion in royalties over last 10 years
  • Provides annual and pay per use licenses