Faculty, in particular, should examine the different points of view expressed in the section labeled "Universities, Libraries and Fair Use."
For a good overview of copyright principles, visit Benedict O'Mahoney's copyright web site, the first link listed on the library's page.
The U.S. Copyright Office home page is another valuable resource.
If you have general questions about how copyright law and the fair use exceptions apply in a University setting, contact Teresa Grey, Office of Vice Provost for Research (telephone 831-2136 or via e-mail to email@example.com) or David Langenberg, library (telephone 831-1668 or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org).
If you have questions about using material in a University publication--in paper or electronic format--call Gail Armstrong, publications, (telephone 831-2144 or via e-mail to Gail.Armstrong@mvs.udel.edu).
If you have questions about copyright issues pertaining to video, call Teri Wayne, information technologies, (telephone 831-2450 or via e-mail to email@example.com).