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    • Copyright: The EssentialsAmanda LermaEDTC 6340
    • Image from Kulinski, D. (2009, July 8). Law. Available under aCreative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Retrieved fromhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/7729940@N06/3702244942/(Harper, 2007)Legally using material
    • Hidden treasures• What are public domain works?-Works that can be shared with the public• What are orphan works?-Copyright owners are unknown, unable to belocated, or unresponsive(Harper, 2007)
    • Image from MacEntee, S. (2012, April 25). iPad and iphone. Available under aCreative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Retrieved fromhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/smemon/7118761213/Digitization(Harper, 2007)
    • Impacts of digitization• Technological progressions have enhanced sharingcapabilities• This steady technological growth has also correlated withincreased laws that tend to sequester works• Both ends of the spectrum have promoted theimportance of developing a middle ground(Harper, 2007)
    • Finding a balance in copyright• Use available tools that help identify works in the publicdomain• The development of practices that provide clear andreasonable searches of copyright owners of variousworks• Effectively managing the issues of orphan works(Harper, 2007)
    • Copyright protection on the webEverything available on the internet is not public domainCopyright protection is enforced once something is createdon a tangible medium (includes computer media)(Harper, 2007)
    • Licenses to use internet materials• What are implied licenses?– Works are expected to be read, downloaded,forwarded, or printed out– Vague boundaries• What are express licenses?- Clearly define rights of readers, viewers, or listenersto possess(Harper, 2007)
    • Creative commons(Harper, 2007)Image from Alexanderson, K. (2011, July 31). Creative Commons. Available under aCreative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Retrieved fromhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/kalexanderson/5996465579/
    • Liability for copyright infringement• RIAA lawsuits for peer-to-peer file sharing• Universities and libraries are accountable for the actionsof their employees• It is vital for organizations to ensure that their employeesare informed of their responsibilities(Harper, 2007)
    • The role of fair use• What is fair use?– The right of individuals to use copyrighted materialwithout permission or paying for it• Unprotected works• Library-licensed works• Works covered by implied licenses(Harper, 2007)
    • Fair use exemption• Is the use you want to make of another’s worktransformative? Does it add value and repurpose thework for a new audience?• Is the amount of material you want to use appropriate toachieve your transformative purpose?(Harper, 2007)
    • Four factor fair use test1. Character2. Nature3. Quantity4. Market(Harper, 2007)
    • The teach act• Allows educators to display and perform others’ works inthe classroom with limitations for distance educationenvironments• Expanded rights from Section 110(2)• Exclusions from coverage(Harper, 2007)
    • Getting permission• Copyright Clearance Center (CCC)• Contacting the owner• Unidentifiable owner(Harper, 2007)
    • ReferencesAlexanderson, K. (2011, July 31). Creative Commons [Photograph]. Available under aCreative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Retrieved fromhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/kalexanderson/5996465579/Harper, G. (2001, 2007). Copyright crash course. University of Texas Libraries.Retrieved from http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/index.htmlKulinski, D. (2009, July 8). Law [Photograph]. Available under aCreative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Retrieved fromhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/7729940@N06/3702244942/MacEntee, S. (2012, April 25). iPad and iphone [Photograph]. Available under aCreative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Retrieved fromhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/smemon/7118761213/