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What Can I Use?

You can copy limited portions of copyrighted works for purposes of teaching and scholarship.

Learn about when you can rely on fair use and when you should obtain permission from a copyright owner.

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What Do I Own?

Because copyright protection is automatically vested upon the creation of a new work, it’s likely that you are already a copyright owner.

Read about the University of California’s copyright ownership policies, copyright considerations for scholarly publishing, and special circumstances.

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