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  1. 1. COPYRIGHT Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet. ~Mark Twain Source: Photo Source: CC Monrovia Public Library
  2. 2. Overview of Copyright? Article 1 Sec 8 Gives congress the right to promote the progress of Science and Useful Art by securing for a limited time to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their work. Photo Credit: Rosie O’Beirne
  3. 3.  Copyright laws protect an owners intellectual property Copyright  published reports,  content found on the web,  articles,  lesson plans  Music  Art  Video Rights of copyright holder exclusive right to Copy perform Distribute Display and create a derivative of the work Works NOT Protected By Copyright Facts, ideas, data, logos, all government documents expired copyrighted works (Copyright extends for about 75 years with a few exceptions) digitalslider/
  4. 4. What is Copyright vs. Citing Sources vs. Trademark vs. Patent? Copyright-rights to intellectual property (authors, film, drama, musicians) Trademark- rights to business symbols, logos etc. Patent-rights to inventors Copyright lets us know first if we can use an item and second how we can use an item. Look for Copyright example c example Images Google images Once we determine if we can use the item,proper academic etiquette determines we must then give credit to the author/creator by citing the source.
  5. 5. Copyright law is actually very flexible The Teach Act The guidelines set forth CONFU 1994 (Conference on Fair Use) 2002Guidelines for Distance/Online learning are the limiting force but they are not the law copyright guidelines previously mentioned apply 1 Chapter of a book 1 article from newspaper, periodical, poem of 250 words or less Other text 10% or 1000 words which ever is less Film 10% or 3 mins. which ever is less Music 10% but no more than 30 secs Images more difficult...from book 10% or not more than five images from same artist Access is restricted (password protected) Duration cannot leave website up forever, once class is over it should come down. copies for use in student portfolios is acceptable
  6. 6. Fair Use P A N E Fair Use applies if use is for the purpose of criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research if all four (P.A.N.E.) of factors apply The purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes The amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole The nature of the copyrighted work The effect of the use upon the potential market for, or value of, the copyrighted work
  7. 7. If no Copyright symbol is on a document I find on the web, then it's free to use.
  8. 8. If you tell your friend about a business idea and that friend develops that idea into a profitable business, do you have a right to some of those profits.
  9. 9. A nonprofit organization you belong to wants to do a fundraiser by showing the family movie Brave and charging $1.00 admission.
  10. 10. Your school can only afford workbooks for two out of the three classes that need the resource. Your co-op teacher tells you to copy the workbook for her class who did receive the actual workbook.
  11. 11. I have purchased a copy of D12’s song Fight Music, Can I copy that for my friend? Can I upload it my Dropbox Acct. Photo Source: Nammer
  12. 12. You are doing research for a college class on US Dept of Education website. Do you need to get copyright permission? Source credit
  13. 13. You want to make a copy of one chapter from a non-fiction book for your research project. Photo Source cc photocopier
  14. 14. You created a product for your employer . You would like to sell on the Employees Share products website. Photo Source: Scottish Government ment/6305739042/
  15. 15. Use your best judgment based on P.A.N.E.  If not clear, due your due diligence by using the checklist and keep it on file  Ask permission  Worst case scenario: Cease and Desist letter and then you destroy the item in conflict.
  16. 16.  Google Advanced Image Search  Creative Commons Image Search
  17. 17.  ALA's digital slider  American Distance Education Consortium  Copyright for Librarians Wiki   University of Maryland University College Resources and Credits