I Need a Purple Unicorn,
But I Won’t Pay for It!
Incorporating Free Media
Into Your Classroom Presentations
Brianna McDone...
Copyright
 Set of laws protecting the work of an
artist/performer/author/creator.
 Contemporary copyright laws state
tha...
What Copyright Entails
 Restriction on copying and distributing
a work…
 Limitation or prohibition of adapting a
work, l...
Fair Use
Source: FairUseProject, 2009
What Determines Fair Use?
 What are you using the material for?
For education For commentary/review
For parody For creati...
Public Domain-Free to Use
 Materials no longer protected by
copyright, or that never were, are
considered in the public d...
Creative Commons
 “Creative Commons develops, supports, and stewards legal
and technical infrastructure that maximizes di...
Creative Commons, cont.
 Creative Commons Search allows you to
find content to share, use, and remix in:
Europeana SoundC...
Searching Creative Commons
Easy Google Images Search
Finding More Content
 Ibiblio – The public’s library and digital
archive
 Project Gutenberg – Ebooks
 Mutopia Project –...
Library Resources For You
 Thrift Library Libguides:
◦ Public Domain – Provides links to where you can find audio files,
...
Additional Resources
 Copyright Advisory Network - http://librarycopyright.net
 “Copyright and Fair Use” – From Stanford...
A Fair(y) Use Tale
Source: Documentary Film Program at the Center for Internet and Society, Stanford Law School,
2007.
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I Need a Purple Unicorn, But I Won't Pay for It! On Free Media, Copyright, and Public Domain

  1. 1. I Need a Purple Unicorn, But I Won’t Pay for It! Incorporating Free Media Into Your Classroom Presentations Brianna McDonell Thrift Library, Anderson University March 17, 2014
  2. 2. Copyright  Set of laws protecting the work of an artist/performer/author/creator.  Contemporary copyright laws state that all materials are protected upon creation.  The copyright symbol © does not have to be displayed for material to be protected.
  3. 3. What Copyright Entails  Restriction on copying and distributing a work…  Limitation or prohibition of adapting a work, like a book to a movie…  Protection against unauthorized performance or public display of a work… …without permission of the author or estate representative.
  4. 4. Fair Use Source: FairUseProject, 2009
  5. 5. What Determines Fair Use?  What are you using the material for? For education For commentary/review For parody For creating a new work  What is the nature of the material? Research-based, nonfiction, or for purposes of education  How much do you want to use? Even if its only a small part, if it is the “essence” of the work, that may not count as fair use  What effect could your use have on the work’s potential marketability or value?
  6. 6. Public Domain-Free to Use  Materials no longer protected by copyright, or that never were, are considered in the public domain  That means they are free and available for any use, adaptation, reproduction  Includes anything made/published before 1923 in the U.S., materials dedicated to the public domain by the creator, and materials where the copyright is either expired or inapplicable
  7. 7. Creative Commons  “Creative Commons develops, supports, and stewards legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation.”  Example license: CC BY-SA ◦ Called “Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International” ◦ Attribution: Must provide appropriate credit to licensor/owner, link/information on license, and if any changes were made to the work ◦ ShareAlike: If original is remixed, transformed, or built upon, it must be distributed under same license ◦ May not apply an additional restrictions  Other terms or restrictions include no derivatives and/or no commercial use  Items can also be dedicated to the public domain through Creative Commons Source: www.creativecommons.org
  8. 8. Creative Commons, cont.  Creative Commons Search allows you to find content to share, use, and remix in: Europeana SoundCloud Google Images Flickr Wikimedia Commons Jamendo YouTube Fotopedia Open Clip Art Library Pixabay Google SpinXpress ccMixter  Find it at http://search.creativecommons.org/
  9. 9. Searching Creative Commons
  10. 10. Easy Google Images Search
  11. 11. Finding More Content  Ibiblio – The public’s library and digital archive  Project Gutenberg – Ebooks  Mutopia Project – Sheet music  Getty Museum Open Content Program
  12. 12. Library Resources For You  Thrift Library Libguides: ◦ Public Domain – Provides links to where you can find audio files, books, images, video, and more. ◦ Citing sources - Has citation guides for many different formats, such as MLA, APA, NMA, and has information on the “how” and “why” of citing. ◦ Copyright, Public Domain, and Licensing – Explains copyright, how to avoid copyright infringements, and licensing materials. ◦ Plagiarism – Spells plagiarism out and how to best keep your academic integrity.  Thrift Library Databases: ◦ ARTstor – Images from art, architecture, maps, cultural objects, and more. ◦ StreamlineSC – Videos for K-12 education. Call Thrift Library for the passcode.
  13. 13. Additional Resources  Copyright Advisory Network - http://librarycopyright.net  “Copyright and Fair Use” – From Stanford University Library  Fishman, S. (2008). The Public Domain : How to Find & Use Copyright-free Writings, Music, Art & More. Berkeley, CA: Nolo  “Thinking Through Fair Use” – From University of Minnesota Library
  14. 14. A Fair(y) Use Tale Source: Documentary Film Program at the Center for Internet and Society, Stanford Law School, 2007.

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