Stay Copyright Safe!

Stay legal as you photocopy!

Copying an entire book is not legal!

  • You may legally copy 1,000 words or 10% of the whole thing, whichever is less Copying an entire book is a major copyright violation.
  • "Copying shall not
--substitute for the purchase of books, publisher's reprints, or periodicals;..." p. 58

Picture Books

  • You may copy 2 pages of a picture book or 10%, whichever is less.

Pictures, diagrams, charts, etc.

You may copy one icon, picture, diagram, etc. per book, without modifying it.


Simpson, Carol. Copyright for Schools: A Practical Guide. 4th ed. Worthington, Ohio: Linworth, 2005. 49-58. Print.