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Resources For Teachers: Useful Links and Databases

Useful Links for Teachers

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AI and Education


Artificial Intelligence and Education: A Reading List

A bibliography [with links to full text in JSTOR] to help educators prepare students and themselves for a future shaped by AI—with all its opportunities and drawbacks.

Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines

Copyright and Fair Use: Copyright in the Classroom (Lisa Hopkins, University Copyright Specialist, Texas A&M University; Updated 8/11/2021)

The Educator's Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons (Sue Waters and Ronnie Burt, The Edublogger; Updated 8/24/2021)

Images for Educational Purposes (a research guide created and maintained by Joan Hopkins, Instructional Librarian, Benedictine University; Updated 8/24/2020)

PBS Series on Copyright for Educators (Video series designed to help educators learn about Fair Use and what they can and can't do within the category of "Teaching" in the Copyright Act.) 

Teaching Students to Legally Use Images Online (Jennifer Gonzalez, Cult of Pedagogy)

A Teacher's Guide to Copyright and Fair Use (Karen Lagola, Edutopia; Updated March 22, 2021)

Updated 12/15/2021

Images and School Projects

Can my students use images they find on the internet?
Encourage your students to use the library's image database Britannica ImageQuest.
  • Images in other library subscription databases may also be used.
Another good source for finding images is
Remind students that images must be cited! The general rule is to cite the image at the bottom of the slide on which it appears.

Taft Online Subscription Databases for Educators