Copyright for Librarians Jenna Rinalducci Virtual Reference Environments Fall 2007
Content Choices <ul><li>Copyright continues to be a popular topic </li></ul><ul><li>Unique issues so aimed project at 3 au...
Usability Concerns <ul><li>Straightforward  usability  issues (font size, color of hyperlinks…) </li></ul><ul><li>Perceive...
Technical Issues <ul><li>Initially chose PowerPoint for guides </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers easy way to present informatio...
Let’s take a look at the guide <ul><li>© </li></ul>
Copyright for Librarians <ul><li>Copyright is a growing concern. </li></ul><ul><li>Librarians are part of a    : </li></ul...
Important Issues for Librarians: <ul><li>Licensing  </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts, screencasts, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Photoc...
Licensing issues  affect … <ul><li>Databases   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Number of library users allowed to access e-books and...
Websites on Licensing <ul><li>Licensing Digital Information: A Resource for Librarians  from Yale University Libraries and...
Question #2:   Nature of Material Being Used <ul><li>How would you describe the work? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Factual  </li>...
Librarians Love Books…   about <ul><li>Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators .  By Kenneth Crews & Dwayne K. Buttler,...
Disclaimers <ul><li>As with all things legal, there is a  disclaimer : </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation is  not a definitive...
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  1. 1. Copyright for Librarians Jenna Rinalducci Virtual Reference Environments Fall 2007
  2. 2. Content Choices <ul><li>Copyright continues to be a popular topic </li></ul><ul><li>Unique issues so aimed project at 3 audiences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Educators, Students, Librarians </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Groups constantly faced with copyright issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wrote introduction to tie them together </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link to presentations from introduction </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Librarians try to balance providing access & protecting copyright </li></ul><ul><li>Trusted web and print resources </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight key issues relevant to libraries: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fair Use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Licensing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reproductions </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Usability Concerns <ul><li>Straightforward usability issues (font size, color of hyperlinks…) </li></ul><ul><li>Perceived usability or aesthetics in terms of how visually appealing the design is </li></ul><ul><li>Main issues : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Font </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animation </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Technical Issues <ul><li>Initially chose PowerPoint for guides </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers easy way to present information, include links… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>However, not everyone using IPL has access to PowerPoint so converting into PDF and Flash documents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PDF: Include menu for navigation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flash: Easy conversion to webpage </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Let’s take a look at the guide <ul><li>© </li></ul>
  6. 6. Copyright for Librarians <ul><li>Copyright is a growing concern. </li></ul><ul><li>Librarians are part of a : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing access to information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protecting copyright laws </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More and more librarians are thrown into the role of </li></ul><ul><li>Librarians face unique concerns. </li></ul>copyright expert balancing act Set up reasons copyright important for librarians
  7. 7. Important Issues for Librarians: <ul><li>Licensing </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts, screencasts, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Photocopying/scanning </li></ul><ul><li>Library website </li></ul><ul><li>Interlibrary Loan </li></ul><ul><li>Academic & School Librarians ! Course Reserves </li></ul>Some of the issues addressed
  8. 8. Licensing issues affect … <ul><li>Databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Number of library users allowed to access e-books and online journals at one time </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Digital exhibits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most works are licensed which affects how images are used </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Permission to distribute should be addressed in license </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Audiovisual items </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can the library create viewing copies? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have to get permission for non-academic viewing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Archives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Determines how the material can be used </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Interlibrary Loan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can the library participate? </li></ul></ul>Present some of the main issues related to copyright
  9. 9. Websites on Licensing <ul><li>Licensing Digital Information: A Resource for Librarians from Yale University Libraries and the Council on Library & Information Resources http://www.library.yale.edu/%7Ellicense </li></ul><ul><li>Includes model license agreement & vocabulary list </li></ul><ul><li>Libraries and Licensing from American Library Association’s Washington Office http://www.ala.org/ala/washoff/woissues/copyrightb/librariesandlicensing/LibrariesAndLicensing.cfm </li></ul><ul><li>Crash Course: Licensing Resources from Univ. of Texas http://www.utsystem.edu/ogc/INTELLECTUALPROPERTY/licrsrcs.htm </li></ul>Follow with reliable web-based resources so they can find more information
  10. 10. Question #2: Nature of Material Being Used <ul><li>How would you describe the work? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Factual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Published </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unpublished work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fiction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative: Art, music, novels, films, plays </li></ul></ul>Lean toward Fair Use Lean toward Copyright Infringement Introduce 4 main questions when determining fair use
  11. 11. Librarians Love Books… about <ul><li>Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators . By Kenneth Crews & Dwayne K. Buttler, 2005 (Copyright Management Center, Indiana U.-Purdue, http:// www.copyright.iupui.edu/index.htm ) </li></ul><ul><li>Complete Copyright: An Everyday Guide for Librarians . By Carrie Russell, 2004. </li></ul><ul><li>The Complete Copyright Liability Handbook for Librarians and Educators . By Tomas A. Lipinski, 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>Licensing Digital Content: A Practical Guide for Librarians . By Lesley Ellen Harris, 2002. </li></ul><ul><li>Librarian's Guide to Intellectual Property in the Digital Age . By Timothy Lee Wherry, 2002 . </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright In Cyberspace 2: Questions & Answers For Librarians . By Gretchen McCord Hoffmann, 2005 </li></ul>Copyright Offer print resources, not just websites
  12. 12. Disclaimers <ul><li>As with all things legal, there is a disclaimer : </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation is not a definitive guide . It is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction to copyright issues facing librarians </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Starting point for thinking about copyright in the library </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2. Guide created by a librarian , not a lawyer. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lawyers are people too! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take advantage of legal resources at your institution. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact U.S. Copyright Office: http:// www.copyright.gov . </li></ul></ul>Noticed other guides included disclaimers

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