INVISIBLE WEB When GOOGLE can’t help Structured Databases Not easily accessible Search smarter Information Specialists can help access
PUBLIC DOMAIN and ORPHAN WORKS Mass digitization providing public access to digital collections Better tools are being developed to identify works in the public domain Libraries are developing best practices to find the copyright owners of different types of works
USING MATERIAL FROM INTERNET Copyright laws do govern material from internet Copyright laws have changed to no publication nor notice needs to be given to protect works Express license details the rights of the author Implied license is vague on rights of author
LIABILITIES Peer to peer file sharing makes individuals liable for their own actions for copying and sharing files Universities and libraries can also be liable for the actions of their employees doing their job or students using internet at library
FAIR USE Fair use works on implied rights works is les clear and broader Fair use on express rights works is best to use because it’s clear and reassuring. Educators and students should use express rights!
THREE QUESTIONS TO DECIDE WHETHER YOU NEED PERMISSION TO USE A COPYRIGHTED WORK Is the work protected? If protected, has your campus already licensed rights for you to use? Is the work available freely on the open Web, and therefore covered by an implied license?
TEACH ACT Became law in 2002 Expands the scope of educator’s rights to perform and display other’s work in the classroom Use handy checklist to use Teach Act