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The TEACH Act
The TEACH Act of 2001 was developed to address issues of copyright in an online environment. In many ways it expands what instructors are able to use when teaching online. Many of the guidelines here are derived from the provisions in the TEACH Act.
- Balancing Copyright Concerns: The TEACH Act of 2001 - Article written by Laura N. Gasaway
- Distance Education and the TEACH Act - Excellent summary of the TEACH Act provided by the American Library Association
- TEACH Act Toolkit - Developed by North Carolina State University
- The TEACH Act - New Roles, Rules and Responsibilities for Academic Institutions - Provided by the Copyright Clearance Center