Copyright Content Understanding copyright Public Domain Orphan Work Content on the Web Implied vs. Express Fair Use Liability infringements Exemptions Fair use Checklist TEACH Act Getting Permission
Understanding Copyright Understand what copyright right material can be freely used in the classroom. How much of the copyright work can we use. Where do we need to get permission?
Public Domain Creative work available to anyone without royalties or copyright. Companies, Creative Commons, are working together to define the line of public domain work and copyright. Know what is considered the difference from freeware and shareware.
Orphan work Copyrighted: Work which the author can not be contacted. Work which are not registered or transferred. Work which the author/owner died and his/her heirs cannot be found.
Content on the Web “Copyright law govern the use of materials you might find on the Internet” Remember not all material on the Internet is copyright free.
Implied vs. Express licenses Implied licenses are not always crystal clear. Authors have intend purposes how they want their work to be used. Express licenses identified the rights of the author. Author attaches how he/she wants their work to be use. The author uses companies like Creative Commons license to make easier for users to understand how to use the material.
What is Fair Use? “Fair use is a copyright principle based on the belief that the public is entitled to freely use portions of copyrighted materials for purposes of commentary and criticism.”
Fair Useliability for infringement Know the rules for fair use when it comes to fair use infringement. You are responsible for your own actions the penalties for infringements are harsh.
Fair Use Exemptions Coursepacks, reserves, course managements systems Limit material to be duplicated Image archives Review licensed resources Creative uses Be cautious only use small amounts Research copies Limit your research to single copies
Four Factors of fair useChecklist 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 if it is used widespread? Download the checklist: http://www.libraries.wright.edu/services/copyright/fac_staff/fair_use_checklist_fac_staff.html
TEACH Act The TEACH Act become a law on 2002. The law allows teachers to fair use, display, perform and play other’s work in the classroom. Section 110(2) was created to authorize the teachers to digitize parts of the work for distant education.
TEACH Act Requirements The institution must be an accredited institution. Part of the work must be used for instructional activities The work is limited to a number of student per class.
TEACH Act Exemptions Electronic reserves, course pack Commercial document delivery License textbooks or other digital material. Materials converted from analog to digital formats. Except! When used for transmissions which are unavailable or protected.
Getting permission Find the proper resource to get permission Use copyright organizations, I.E. Copyright Clearance Center http://www.copyright.com/ Ask your Librarian where to obtain the proper permission resource.
Work Cited Orphan works. (2009). Retrieved from http://www.publicknowledge.org/issues/ow Chapter 9: fair use. (2010). Retrieved from http://fairuse.stanford.edu/Copyright_and_Fair_Use_Overview/chapter9/ Georgia K. Harper, (2001,2007). Copyright crash course. Retrieved from http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/ Microsoft Clipart, http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/images/