The underlying rationale of this rule is that the public reaps benefits from your review, which is enhanced by including some of the copyrighted material.
Litigation by Cambridge University Press and other publishers against Georgia State University illustrates some of the issues and analytical challenges in this area.
What is the test for fair use? In the copyright case Folsom v.
Over time, this doctrine evolved into the modern concepts of fair use and fair dealing. This is the all-purpose copyright designation for any Harvard publication on paper, disk or other medium.
If you are in a commercial database that charges a fee for searching material, and also permits you to download or print the material through mouse or key-stroke commands, you may assume that the copyright owner has authorized the operator of the database to allow users to download and print.
Courts evaluate fair use claims on a case-by-case basis, and the outcome of any given case depends on a fact-specific inquiry.