Other Guidelines and Best Practices

Best Practices for Fair Use in Teaching (PDF)
A statement from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies on best practices for Fair Use in teaching for film and media educators.

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education
A guide from the American University School of Communication's Center for Social Media on best practices for using media literacy concepts and techniques to interpret the copyright doctrine of fair use.

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video
A guide from the American University School of Communication's Center for Social Media to help creators, online providers, copyright holders, and others interested in the making of online video interpret the copyright doctrine of fair use.

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Scholarly Research in Communication
A guide from the American University School of Communication's Center for Social Media to help U.S. communication scholars to interpret the copyright doctrine of fair use.

Fair Use Guidelines for Educational Multimedia (PDF)
from The Consortium of College and University Media Centers
These guidelines provide recommendations for the appropriate portions of copyrighted materials to be used in the creation of multimedia projects by educators and students.

DMCA
Certain uses of copyrighted materials may be permissible under fair use provisions or educational exemptions yet still be prohibited by the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act if the orginal material is in digital format (including DVD).