WE ARE….RESEARCHING! Library and Media Research Skills For Lector Book Club Anne Behler, a.k.a. “Biblio-tech” November 10, 2011
The Writing Creation Process Raw information1.) Research topic2.) Brainstorm ideas3.) Write script4.) Storyboard5.) Collect content6.) Edit project7.) Publish Engaging narrative
Research• Finding and evaluating sources – Background information – Evidence to support your argument – Multimedia content• Ethical use of information – Understanding copyright and Fair Use – Citing sources
COPYRIGHT“…Section 106 of the 1976 Copyright Act generally gives the owner of copyright the exclusive right to do and to authorizeothers to do the following: • To reproduce the work in copies or phonorecords; • To prepare derivative works based upon the work; • To distribute copies or phonorecords of the work to the public by sale or other transfer of ownership, or by r ental, lease, or lending; • To perform the work publicly, in the case of literary, musical, dramatic, and choreographic works, pantomimes, and motion pictures and other audiovisual works; • To display the work publicly, in the case of literary, musical, dramatic, and choreographicworks, pantomimes, and pictorial, graphic, or sculptural works, including the individual images of a motion picture orother audiovisual work; and • In the case of sound recordings,* to perform the work publicly by means of a digital audio transmission.In addition, certain authors of works of visual art have the rights of attribution and integrity as described in section 106A ofthe 1976 Copyright Act. For further information, see Circular 40, Copyright Registration for Works of theVisual Arts. It is illegal for anyone to violate any of the rights provided by the copyright law to the owner of copyright. Theserights, however, are not unlimited in scope….”(http://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ1.pdf) = Creative works belong to the people who made them, and using them without permission is stealing, except when your use complies with the tenets of the Fair Use clause…
COPYRIGHT• Copyright protection is automatic, and it applies to published and unpublished works• Extends 70 years after the author’s/creator’s death• Original intent was to encourage creative production• Fair Use provides parameters legally/ethically using or repurposing copyrighted materials
FAIR USEAoki, K., J. Boyle, and J. Jenkins. Tales from the Public Domain: Bound by Law? Center for the Study of the Public Domain, 2006. http://www.law.duke.edu/cspd/comics/zoomcomic.html
Four Factors of Fair Use: • What is the character of the use? • What is the nature of the work to be used? • How much of the work will you use? • What effect would this use have on the market value of the original? (http://www.copyright.gov/fls/fl102.html)Image from Tales from the Public Domain: Bound by Law?
CREATIVE COMMONS Licenses granted by the owners of the work for others to use, modify, and adapt their work. Specific license descriptions:http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/ Image from Tales from the Public Domain: Bound by Law?
RESEARCH RESOURCES• LionSearch• Recommended Research Guides: • Sociology • Education • Library and Information Studies • United States Statistics and Data
HELPFUL TOOLS• Spaaze – storyboard and organize• KnightCite – citation generator• Google Docs – citations and collaborative documents• Kaywa – QR code generator• The Biblio-Tech! - available for appointments and/or email consultation