Original research is fundamental for universities, but using copies of books, articles, and other creative works for teaching and learning is a vital educational tool. While most materials are purchased for use, fair use is a critical tool for making copies for the university community. Susan Kornfield, Esq. was involved with the case of Princeton University Press v. Michigan Document Services way back in 1996. The dynamics are the same in a lawsuit by publishers against Georgia State University that has continued for over a decade.