Fair use is determined by considering the following factors:
- [P] Purpose and character of the use, including whether the use is commercial or for nonprofit educational purposes;
- [A] Amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the original work (consider both the qualitative and quantitative amounts);
- [I] Impact and effect of the use on the potential market/value for the original work (will your use supplant the market for the original work); and
- [N] Nature of the copyrighted work (is the original work more creative or factual; published or unpublished)
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Obtain permission before use
If you answered "No" to all of the previous questions, you will need to obtain permission to use the work. The BYU Copyright Licensing Office can generally secure permissions when needed for use of third-party content at BYU. For assistance visit clearance.byu.edu.