Orphan Works"Orphan Works" arecopyrighted works—books, music, records, films, etc—whose ownercannot be located.Works can become"orphaned" for anumber of reasons: theowner did not registerthe work, the ownersold rights in the workand did not register thetransfer, or the ownerdied and his heirscannot be found.”("Orphan works," 2011)
Open Educational Resourceshttp://www.oercommons.org/(" welcome to," 2013)
Fair Use“It balances authors rights to reasonable compensationwith the publics rights to the ideas contained incopyrighted works. It used to be safe to say thatreasonable analog educational, research andscholarly uses were fair uses.”The four fair use factors: What is the character of the use? What is the nature of the work to be used? How much of the work will you use? What effect would this use have on the market for theoriginal or for permissionsif the use were widespread?(Harper, 2007)
The Teach Act The TEACH Act expands the scope ofeducators rights to perform and display worksand to make the copies integral to suchperformances and displays for digital distanceeducation, making the rights closer. Under 110(2), however, even as revised andexpanded, the same educator would have topare down some of those materials to showthem to distant students
Teach ChecklistThe checklist will you make sure you are adhering to thestandards of TEACH.
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