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  • 1. Fair Use for Educators
    • Kalani LaFrancis
    • LIBS 6042
    • Dr. B Marson
    • Fall 2005
  • 2. Copyright
    • 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.
  • 3. Fair Use
    • 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.
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. Motion Media
    • Videotapes
    • DVD
    • Laser Discs
    • QuickTime Movies
    • Encyclopedias (CD ROM)
  • 6. 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" .
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. 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].
  • 10. Fair Use for Educators Kalani LaFrancis LIBS 6042 Dr. B Marson Fall 2005