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Slideshow from presentation to Indiana Catholic Libraries meeting on Feb. 23, 2011. Copyright material linked to in presentation.

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  • 1. Jen LaMaster
    Educational Technology Coordinator
    Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School
    Copyright and School Libraries
  • 2. US Copyright Office
    Article 1, Section 8, Clause 8 of US Constitution empowers the US Congress “to promote the Progress of Science and the useful Arts, by securing for limited Time to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries.”
    Copyright Clause, from Wikipedia
  • 3. What Can Be Copyrighted
    1 literary works
    2 musical works, including any accompanying words
    3 dramatic works, including any accompanying music
    4 pantomimes and choreographic works
    5 pictorial, graphic, and sculptural works
    6 motion pictures and other audiovisual works
    7 sound recordings
    8 architectural works
    What Can Not Be Copyrighted
    Works that have not been fixed in a tangible form of expression (for example, choreographic works that have not been notated or recorded, or improvisational speeches or performances that have not been written or recorded)
    Titles, names, short phrases, and slogans; familiar symbols or designs; mere variations of typographic ornamentation, lettering, or coloring; mere listings of ingredients or contents
    Ideas, procedures, methods, systems, processes, concepts, principles, discoveries, or devices, as distinguished from a description, explanation, or illustration
    Works consisting entirely of information that is common property and containing no original authorship (for example: standard calendars, height and weight charts, tape measures and rulers, and lists or tables taken from public documents or other common sources)
    “Copyright Basics. US Copyright Office Accessed 2/3/2011
  • 4. Limitations on Exclusive Rights
    Under direction of instructor
    Directly related to teaching
    Solely for students enrolled in class
    Reasonable protect against unauthorized duplication or accessing
    Section 110
    Performance or display of a lawfully made work in face-to-face educational setting (classroom)
    US Copyright Law Chapter 1, Section 110
  • 5. Practice with Copyright
  • 6. Fair Use
  • 7. Criticism
    News Reporting
    Fair Use
  • 8. Purpose/Character of Work
    Nature of Work
    Amount of Work Used
    Effect on Potential Market Value
    Fair Use Considerations
  • 9. Case Studies Using Fair Use
  • 10. For the little ones
    Copyright Activity for Younger Learners…
  • 11. Reflection
    Turn to your neighbor time…
    Brainstorm suggested methods/activities for engaging copyright at the elementary, middle, secondary and college level?
  • 12. Safe Harbor
    Circumventing Digital Protection illegal regardless of Fair Use principals.
    Digital Millenial Copyright Act
    Educational Uses of Media
  • 13. Specific to Libraries and Education
    Call for consideration of implications to Distance Education
    Libraries can make preservation copy (up to 3 digital copies – not for circulation – can be in new format if old format is obsolete)
    Institution not liable for individual infrigement IF users were educated in proper copyright practices
    Digital Libraries and the Application of Section 108 of the US Copyright Act
  • 14. Final Game
    BYU Libraries Tutorial
  • 15. Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania (2009). Educational Uses of Media.
    BYU Harold B. Lee Library. Copyright 101 Tutorial. Retrieved from
    Crews, Kenneth D. Digital Libraries and the Application of Section 108 of the U.S. Copyright Act (December 2001). Retrieved from
    Cyberbee. Copyright With Cyberbee: Interactive Copyright Questions and Answers. Retrieved from
    Fadin, Eric (2007). A Fair(y) Use Tale. Retrieved from
    US Copyright Office (July 2008). Copyright Basics. Retrieved from
    US Copyright Office.
    Wikipedia (February 8, 2011) Retrieved from
    Wydra, Dennis . Copyright Case Studies. Retrieved from
    40ishoracle Pearl on Copyright. Retrieved from