Edtc 6340 copyright_ernie_vela


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Edtc 6340 copyright_ernie_vela

  1. 1. Copyright<br />The Basics<br />
  2. 2. Who owns what?<br />The author is usually the owner.<br />Except when the work-for-hire rule applies<br />An author is someone who contributes copyrightable expression to the work.<br />Unless the work for hire rules apply, the creators of the work are its authors and owners.<br />
  3. 3. Managing Copyrights<br />The owner reserves the right to manage how their work is to be used…<br />Unlimited copying<br />Copy and distribution rights<br />Downloading content<br />Student use only<br />Commercial use only<br />
  4. 4. The Invisible Wed<br />Mass of networked mass not on the surface<br />Specialized search engines<br />Invisible web specialists<br />Information specialists<br />
  5. 5. Public Domain vs. Orphan Works<br />Public Domain – belonging or being available to the public as a whole. Not subject to copyright.<br />Orphan Works - they often lack sufficient information to identify their owners, identifying the date on which they would otherwise enter the public domain is also impossible.<br />
  6. 6. Using materials from the Internet<br />Not everything is public domain<br /> - Once expression is committed to a <br /> tangible medium (and computer <br /> media is considered tangible), <br /> copyright protection is automatic.<br />
  7. 7. Using materials from the Internet<br />Implied License-<br /> just by posting, an author impliedly grants a limited license to use her work in this manner<br />Expressed License-<br /> licenses that spell out in detail what rights the author of a work wants readers, viewers or listeners to have.<br />
  8. 8. Creative Commons<br />Websites have been established to help with the process of how your information will be shared with others. <br />http://creativecommons.org/<br />
  9. 9. Individual Liability for Infringement <br />means that you knew you were infringing and you did it anyway.<br />Ignorance is not an excuse.<br />One special provision of the law<br />the good faith fair use defense- only applies if the person who copied material reasonably believed that what he or she did was a fair use<br />
  10. 10. What work is Protected?<br />Works that lack originality<br />Works in public domain<br />Freeware<br />US Government works<br />Facts<br />Ideas, processes, methods, and systems described in copyrighted works.<br />
  11. 11. Work published on or before 12/31/1922 is now public domain<br />Works published between 01/01/1923 & 12/31/1978, inclusive, are protected for a term of 99 years from the date of publication<br />if copyright is not renewed, work published between 1923 & 12/31/1963 are now public domain.<br />After 1978, copyrights now are “life of author” plus 70 years. <br />What work is Protected?<br />
  12. 12. Specific, Narrowly tailored exemptions<br />Archiving lost, stolen, damaged or deteriorating works<br />Making copies for library patrons<br />Making copies for other libraries’ patrons (interlibrary loan)<br />
  13. 13. Fair use exemption <br />Coursepacks, reserves, course management systems and other platforms for distributing course content<br />Image archives<br />Creative uses<br />Research copies<br />
  14. 14. Using the four factor fair use test<br />What is the character of the use?<br />What is the nature of the work to be used?<br />How much of the work will you use?<br />What effect would this use have on the market for the original or for permissions is the use were widespread?<br />
  15. 15. Bibliography<br />http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/flowofcopyright.html<br />http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/whoowns.html<br />http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/whoowns.html<br />http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/cprtmgt.html<br />http://creativecommons.org/<br />http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/digitallibrary.html<br />http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/pdandorphan.html<br />http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/useofweb.html<br />http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/copypol2.html<br />