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ARL Promotes Fair Use With Shareable Infographic
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) put out a free infographic showing “how fair use advances innovation, creativity, and scholarship, ultimately allowing new knowledge to be created and shared,” according to the press release. The following are among its arguments for fair use:
- News reporting can be done more accurately.
- New art can be created and enjoyed.
- Documentary websites can provide digital gateways to history.
- New ways to share information can be created.
- Meaningful commentary can facilitate contributions to new scholarship.
The infographic “is freely available as a PDF to embed on blogs and websites and to print and hand out at events. Share the link, embed the PDF on your site, print copies for your next event, and continue to support and work with your partners on promoting fair use.”
For more information, read the press release.
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