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Frequently Asked Questions

Question:

I bought the book, doesn't that mean I have a right to make copies of it?

Answer:

No. You own the book. Owning the physical book is not the same as owning the copyright. You don't have any rights in the copyright covering the contents of the book. The author or publisher owns those rights. Unless your use qualifies as "fair use," you cannot copy the book in whole or in part for use in your class without permission from the copyright holder.
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