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  • Goad, M. (2005, December 27). What is copyright? [Online forum comment]. Retrieved from http://www.pddoc.com/copyright/what_is_copyright.htm
  • Patry, W. F. The Bureau Of National Affairs, Inc. (2000). Chapter 1 - introduction the first copyright act. Retrieved from website: http://digital-law-online.info/patry/patry5.html
  • Harper, G. K. (2012). The copyright crash course. Informally published manuscript, University of Texas, Austin, Texas. , Available from University of Texas Libraries. Retrieved from http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/copypol2.html
  • Copyright annen 6340_dr._newell

    1. 1. COPYRIGHTAnnen 6340 Summer I 2012 1
    2. 2. Copywriting vs. PlagiarismCopyright:• Overuse of another’s original work.• Only concerned with original expression.• If infringement of copyright is proven then legal and disciplinary action can be taken.Plagiarism:• Latin word for “kidnapper”.• Abuse of ideas and words from someone else.• Considered unethical and dishonest. Annen 6340 Summer I 2012 2
    3. 3. HistoryJune 23rd, 1789“Representative Huntington introduced H.R. 10, the first federal copyright bill.H.R. 10 was a general bill and was possibly based on an earlier draft by NoahWebster.” Annen 6340 Summer I 2012 3
    4. 4. Protected WorksProtected WorksDefined as the self-expressions, which are protected undercopyright laws.Works include (but are not limited to):Architectural, Literary, Musical, Dramas, Audiovisual, MotionPictures, etc. Annen 6340 Summer I 2012 4
    5. 5. Unprotected WorksUnprotected works defined as:Information which can be used by any one and are free to all.A list of works classified as unprotected works can be accessed withoutinfringing on breaking copyright laws.Government worksImportant Dates:Texts dated December 31, 1922 and before are public domain.“Those works published between January 1, 1923 and December 31, 1978 areprotected for 95 yrs., from date of publication, with proper notice.” Annen 6340 Summer I 2012 5
    6. 6. Library – Licensed WorksLibrariesThe local library and those belonging to higher education canprovide works which have granted license, so the user does nothave to worry about breaching copyright laws. Annen 6340 Summer I 2012 6
    7. 7. Licensed WorksLicensed WorksA licensed work, also known as creative commons, can provide the publicpermission to share and use their creative work, if they so choose. Annen 6340 Summer I 2012 7
    8. 8. The WebThe WebSharing ideas on the open Web includes an “implied license” because once onemakes their ideas known on the Web then others have the freedom todownload it and make copies of it.It is the user’s responsibility to always give credit to ideas which are not theirs. Annen 6340 Summer I 2012 8
    9. 9. Fair UseFair UseImplies the idea of giving credit for an idea of another person.The ways in which Fair Use are practiced include:Amount and number of times you copy from original text.Crediting of sources.Reason for copying material. Annen 6340 Summer I 2012 9
    10. 10. In Favor of Fair UseIn Favor of Fair UseThe following are works which can include other’s ideas, whichdo not infringe on copyright laws.The list includes:CriticismCommentaryNews reportingParodyAdding value to an established text or work.List found at: http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/copypol2.html Annen 6340 Summer I 2012 10
    11. 11. Fair Use In Favor of OwnerIn Favor of OwnerThe one area of Fair Use in which the owner claims to have rightsover their ideas is the sector labeled “Commercial”. If otherswish to use any commercial product then they must gainpermission from the creator or owner of it. Annen 6340 Summer I 2012 11
    12. 12. Creator vs. Non-CreatorCreator vs. Non-CreatorWith reference to copyright laws, three sectors inparticular, which include nonprofit, educational, andpersonal, exist between the idea of “Fair Use” laws and the needto ask permission from the creator. Annen 6340 Summer I 2012 12
    13. 13. ReferencesCreative commons. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://creativecommons.org/aboutGoad, M. (2005, December 27). What is copyright? [Online forum comment]. Retrieved from http://www.pddoc.com/copyright/what_is_copyright.htmHarper, G. K. (2012). The copyright crash course. Informally published manuscript, University of Texas, Austin, Texas. , Available from University of Texas Libraries. Retrieved from http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/copypol2.htmlPatry, W. F. The Bureau Of National Affairs, Inc. (2000). Chapter 1 - introduction the first copyright act. Retrieved from website: http://digital-law-online.info/patry/patry5.html Annen 6340 Summer I 2012 13

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