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Fair Use for Educators
Dr. B Marson
A set of exclusive legal rights authors have over their works for a limited period of time.
These rights include:
-copying the works (including parts)
-making derivative works
-distributing the works
-performing the works (showing a movie or playing an audio recording or performing a play).
The author's rights begin when a work is created.
A work does not have to bear a copyright notice or be registered to be copyrighted.
Fair use provisions of the copyright law allow for limited copying or distribution of published works without the author's permission in some cases.
Examples of fair use of copyrighted materials include:
- quotation of excerpts in a review or critique
- copying of a small part of a work by a teacher or student to illustrate a lesson.
Video for Classroom Use
Can use videotapes in a non-profit educational setting .
Video tapes may be purchased or rented.
Used without restriction of length, percentage, or multiple use.
Copied for archival or replacement purposes only.
Under fair use you may copy brief portions for instructional purposes.
As an instructor in you can display movies and videos in your classroom, directly to students, face-to-face, so long as it fits your curricular objective.
Encyclopedias (CD ROM)
Video for Use in Multimedia Projects
Students may use portions of lawfully acquired copyrighted works in their academic multimedia, defined as 10% or three minutes (whichever is less) of "motion media" .
Photographs & Illustrations for Educational Use
No more than five images by an artist.
Entire single works can be used.
No more than 15 images from a collection or 10% whichever is less.
Portions of Music for Educational Use
10% of a copyrighted musical composition may be reproduced, performed or displayed as part of a multimedia project.
No more than 30 seconds.
For More Information
Chase, Mark E. (No date). Educator's attitudes and related copyright issues in education: A review of selected research . Available: http://www. nlc - bnc .ca/ ifla /documents/ infopol /copyright/ cham .txt . [1997, November 10].
Princeton University Information Access Group. (No date). General information about fair use. Available: Princeton University http://infoshare1. princeton . edu :80/reserves/ libcitcopyright .html# genfair . [7 November, 1998].
University of Texas System. (No date). Crash course in copyright . Available: University of Texas: http://www. utsystem . edu / ogc / IntellectualProperty / cprtindx . htm . [7 November, 1998].
Washington State University. (1997, October 22). Guidelines for educational use of copyrighted materials. Available: Washington State University http://publications. urel . wsu . edu :80/copyright/ CopyrightGuide / copyrightguide . htm l. [7 November, 1998].
Fair Use for Educators Kalani LaFrancis LIBS 6042 Dr. B Marson Fall 2005