Incorporate portions of lawfully acquired copyrighted works when producing educational multimedia projects to support their teaching needs
Retain their projects indefinitely for the following purposes:
To perform or display in presentations to their peers , for example, at workshops and conferences
To retain in their personal portfolios for personal uses such as promotion or job interviews
Use their projects for teaching, for a period of up to two years after the first instructional use with a class.
Instructional use beyond that time period requires permission for each copyrighted portion incorporated in the production.
Guidelines In Order to Stay Within Fair Use Of the copyrighted work, use the smallest amount of: 10% of 2500 fields or cells Numerical Data Sets 5 images from one author; Not more than 10% or 15 images from a single published collected work Photos & Illustrations 10% or 30 seconds Music, Lyrics, Video 250 words; no more than 3 poems by same author; no more than five poems from any single anthology Poetry 10% or 1000 words Text 10% or 3 minutes Motion Media
“ 10 Big Myths about Copyright Explained” by Brad Templeton www.templetons.com/brad/copymyths.html
“ Duhaime's Legal Dictionary” by Lloyd Duhaime www.duhaime.org/diction.htm
“ Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States” by Peter B. Hirtle, Cornell Institute for Digital Collection www.copyright.cornell.edu/training/Hirtle_Public_Domain.htm
“ Rules Of Thumb For Digitizing And Using Others' Works In Multimedia Materials For Educational Purposes ” by Georgia Harper, University of Texas www.utsystem.edu/ogc/intellectualproperty/copypol2.htm#mm