Did you know that whenever you write a poem or story or even a paper for your class, or a drawing or other artwork, you automatically own the copyright to it. Copyright is a form of protection given to the authors or creators of "original works of authorship," including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic and other intellectual works. What that means is that, as the author of the work, you alone have the right to do any of the following or to let others do any of the following:\n
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Why Should I Care About Copyright
Why Should I CareAbout Copyright? Ms. Knott and Ms. McFadden
How Would You Feel if Someone. . .made copies of your workdistributed (gave out) copies of your workperformed your work publiclydisplayed your work publiclymade something else from your work
Simply PutIt is ILLEGAL (forbidden, unlawful,crooked, criminal) for anyone to doany of those things without thecreator’s permission
Honor Code A Lovett student will not lie.• A Lovett student will not steal.• A Lovett student will not cheat.• A Lovett student will not plagiarize.
Safe Sites to “Borrow” ImagesThe Library of Congress AmericanMemoryThe National ArchivesBritannica Image Quest
Citing Flickr Text Use thephotographer’s name if available bill85704. "Arizona Society Sons of the American Revolution". 30 May 2011. Online image. Flikr. 16 September 2011. http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/billmorrow/5782167149/.
Used in Middle School for citations6th and 7th Graders may use MLA Starter8th Graders should use MLA Advanced orAPA (Science)
Fair Use / Public Use Fair Use means that it’s fair to use speciﬁcally for teaching, education, or research You cannot make money (or sell anything) using someone else’s work
ViolatorsMiddle School Students - will appear beforethe Honor Council, could face suspensionCollege Students - could be expelled fromschoolAdults - could lose their job, pay ﬁnes, or besentenced to jail
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Works Cited NoodleTools. "NoodleTools Logo." NoodleTools. NoodleTools, 2011. Web. 16 Sept. 2011. <http://www.noodletools.com>.Sensible Copyright Solutions. "Picture of Copyright Symbol." Sensible Copyright Solutions. Sensible Copyright Solutions, 2007. Web. 16 Sept. 2011. <http://sensiblecopyrightsolutions.tripod.com/>.Wee.little.actress. "Sad Trombone." tea & Virginia Woolf before bedtime. wee.little.actress, 8 July 2011. Web. 16 Sept. 2011. <http://weelittleactress.blogspot.com/2011/07/sad-trombone.html>.