Moving to online teaching creates copyright issues

Online teaching creates new obstacles for faculty when navigating copyright restrictions. The main copyright issue when moving a face-to-face course online is that you no longer can rely on an exception in the Copyright Act that allows you to display and perform material without permission or license in face-to-face classrooms. That means if you want to upload a digital version of the same material, you will need to either fit it into another exception (fair use or TEACH act) or get a license for the material. As the university’s copyright officer, I can help you work through this analysis and