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  • Participating in the Creative Commons Michael Sauers Technology Innovation Librarian Nebraska Library Commission
  • EULA (
  • i ≠ lawyer View slide
  • DMCA i View slide
  • “ All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means, including information storage and retrieval systems, without permission in writing from the publisher, except by a reviewer who may quote brief passages in a review.”
  • © = restrict
  • Anime Music Videos
  • a serious example
  • “… to be printed in a magazine or newspaper, or electronically transmitted on radio or television.”
  • But what about fair use?
    • 17 U.S.C. § 107
    • Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright. In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include—
      • the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes;
      • the nature of the copyrighted work;
      • the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; and
      • the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work.
  • huh?
  • h
  • clearance culture
  • "Copyright treats all creators the same.” ―Cory Doctorow
  • Lawrence Lessig
  • C
  • c = allow
  • Choose…
  • b
  • n
  • d
  • r
  • a
  • how?
  • get…
  • <a rel=&quot;license&quot; href=&quot;;>
  • Other licenses…
  • Other ways…
  • examples
  • Any problems?
  • “ Once you choose a license for your work, it's irrevocable.”
  • Negative market effect?
  • What is “non-commercial”?
  • Unintended use
  • Right of publicity
  • CC in Libraries?
  • 1:License your work
  • 2:Catalog CC works
  • CC @ NLC
  • Added to collection
  • Questions raised:
  • Competition?
  • Collection development policy?
  • Cataloging Issues
  • i ≠ cataloger
  • Michael Sauers [email_address] cil2008/cc travelinlibrarian