Best Practices in a Digital World


Here are some tips on how to stay safe online and be conscious in your your choices when learning and creating with digital content.

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Adding music to your project?

Here some music Fair Use guidelines.  Don't forget to cite your source(s)!

  • Up to 30 seconds but no more than 10% of sheet music
  • Up to 30 seconds but no more than 10% of a recording
  • The music can not be changed in any major way
  • Background music is rarely covered by Fair Use

Adding poems to a project?

Keep these Fair Use guidelines in mind when using poems in your projects.

  • Use up to 250 words (or the entire poem if it is less than 250 words).
  • Use no more than 3 poems by the same poet.
  • Use no more than 5 poems from a collection of poetry.