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Students working on WPI projects often have questions about using images, video, and other materials in their projects. Because most projects will be published on the web for all to see, the principle of Fair Use for Educational purposes does not always apply. For online projects, it is not enough to simply cite your source with a citation; copyright permissions are required for works under copyright protection.
If you have a copyright question, please send specifics to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions could include:
For more detailed information on Copyright and implications for your academic work at WPI, see: https://libguides.wpi.edu/copyright
You may find the answers to your copyright questions in the following resources:
APA Style Blog: Navigating Copyright for Reproduced Images
The APA Style Blog takes you through the four steps of navigating copyright for reproduced images:
If you find copyrighted material that you want to use in your IQP, you need to ask the copyright holder for permission before you can use it. Open and edit the template below in order to request permission to use copyrighted materials. This letter should be addressed to the copyright holder and should be kept in your files.
You can find more information on Requesting Permission to use copyrighted materials on the WPI Copyright Compliance Policy website: https://www.wpi.edu/about/policies/copyright-compliance/requesting-permission.