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Copyright basics and update 5 9 2013

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    • CopyrightWhat’s Happened Recently?How does it affect the Libraries?Elizabeth BrownThursday, May 9, 2013Binghamton University Libraries Brown Bag
    • Why care about copyright? It’s the law! (Title 17 of the US Code) Copyright exceptions make our jobs possible: Fair Use (Section 107) First Sale (Section 109) Preservation Copies (Section 108) TEACH Act and classroom activities (Section110) Access for the disabled (Section 121)
    • Recent Copyright Litigation1. Kirtsaeng v. Wiley & Sons (First Sale)2. Georgia State ereserves case (Fair Use, Licensing)3. Google Books and Hathitrust: Publishers v. Google Books (2005) Author’s Guild v. Google Books (2005) American Society of Media Photographers v. Google Books (2010) Author’s Guild v. Hathitrust (2011)4. UCLA (streaming course reserves) (Licensing, Classroom use)
    • Most works in libraries are undercopyrightURL: http://www.librarian.net/tag/copyright/page/2/
    • U.S. Copyright Term ChangesURL: http://www.tomwbell.com/writings/%28C%29_Term.html
    • When does copyright expire?URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PD-US_table.svg
    • URL: www.razblint.com
    • Fair Use (Section 107)URL: iteach.uaf.edu
    • Code of Best Practices in Fair Usefor Academic and ResearchLibrariesURL: http://www.arl.org/storage/documents/publications/code-of-best-practices-fair-use.pdfPublished January 2012, Coordinated by:• Association of Research Libraries• Center for Social Media, School of Communication,American University• Program on Information Justice and IntellectualProperty, Washington College of Law, AmericanUniversity
    • Georgia State e-reserves case(Cambridge University Press et al. v. Patton et al.) Weighted fair use determination: 75 cases ofinfringement Sovereign status for Georgia State Licensing fees and practicality for portions of digitizesworks “10% rule” and determining a “safe amount” for Fair UseURL: http://www.educause.edu/focus-areas-and-initiatives/policy-and-security/educause-policy/issues-and-positions/intellectual-property/georgia-state-copy
    • URL: http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/421501/november-26-2012/judge--jury---executioner---copyright-law
    • Google Books, Hathitrust Lawsuits1.Publishers v. Google Books (2005)2.Author’s Guild v. Google Books (2005)3.American Society of Media Photographers v. Google Books (2010)4.Author’s Guild v. Hathitrust (2011)Litigation Family Tree:http://www.librarycopyrightalliance.org/bm~doc/googlebookslitigation-familytree.pdf (Library Copyright Alliance)
    • UCLA Streaming Video case(AIME v. University of California) Licensing streaming content Fair use and classroom use Sovreignity of University of CaliforniaURL: Summary of final decision from judgehttp://www.techdirt.com/articles/20121121/07085221111/case-against-ucla-streaming-licensed-dvds-to-students-dismissed-yet-again.shtml (Techdirt)
    • International Copyright (UK)URL: www.jiscdigitalmedia.ac.uk
    • International Copyright (South Africa)URL: http://education-copyright.org/copyright-in-sa/
    • Why are Publishers bringingthese lawsuits? Licensing gives them more control over use Effect of global marketplace Ease of sharing digital content Value of intellectual propertyCONTROL
    • Updates and More information SCOTUS Blog: http://www.scotusblog.com/ Kevin Smith, Scholarly Communications @ Duke:http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/ Kevin Dames, Copysense: http://copycense.com/ Brandon Butler, ARL Policy Notes:http://policynotes.arl.org/ Peggy Hoon, University of North Carolina, Charlotte:http://copyright.uncc.edu/copyright/ BU Libraries Copyright Site:http://library.lib.binghamton.edu/services/scholarly/copyrightdemystified.html