This organizations works to get the “reasonable searches for copyright owners of different types of work (Harper, 2007).”
Anyone can use it.
Located at Public Domain
Not enough information on owner and date of work.
Materials in Internet
The use of materials on the internet and copyright laws is unclear.
Assumption that its public domain.
Anything that is put onto the internet or computer has copyright protection automatically.
The author of a work implies specific usage of the work. For example, limited time frame.
Detailed description of what the author allows the reader to have from their work.
Creative Commons license allows others to use or build onto the authors work.
Complicate explanation! It does “balance authors rights to reasonable compensation with the public’s right to the ideas contained in copyrighted works (Harper, 2007).”
What is infringement?
The use of an authors work and duplicating their work without the consent or permission of the author.
The law or court can give a $150,000 fine if anyone were to use copyrighted work and would also be penalized if they did not know that they broke the law.
TEACH ACT 2002
It gave educators “separate set of rights in addition to fair use , to display and perform others’ work in the classroom (Harper, 2007).”
Educators are NOW allowed to do the same in distance education.
It is imperative that everyone get permission if needed from various sources such as the librarian and/or organizations such as the CCC.
Harper, George. (2007) The Copyright Crash Course. In University of Texas Libraries. Retrieved September 1, 2011, from http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/ . http://www.flickr.com/photos/horiavarlan/4273272605/ Microsoft Clipart, http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/images/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/hoyvinmayvin/4929813617/ Public Domain, (2011). http://fairuse.stanford.edu/Copyright_and_Fair_Use_Overview/chapter8/ TEACH Act – Intellectual Property Protection for Educators, TEACH Act – Intellectual Property Protection for Educators http://www.suite101.com/content/teach-act--intellectual-property-protection-for-educators-a228036 Wordle, www.wordle.net