Copyright Library Copyright Museum Entrance Information Test Your Knowledge Library ResourcesBy: Nicci Siegfried
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Fair Use Room Add Add Add Artifact 12 Artifact 11Artifact 10 A Fair(y) Use Tail Library Entrance
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What Copyright MeansCopyright right to copy This protects how ideas are presented This does not protect ideas You can not copyright facts Return to Room
Myths The internet isAnything I use public domain,for schoolwork is so I can useFair Use It is okay to anything I find use if I do not charge for it Plagiarism is not a real crime, so I can not get in trouble Return to Room
Truths Copyright laws are intended to protect the authorFor educational or creator’spurposes you can rights.use a portion ofothers copyrightedwork with out theirpermission. Fair Use laws allow for copying of someone elses work with out their permission. Return to Room
You Can Use CopyrightedImages If….. Not for commercial use Do not infringe on main copyright idea Does not affect the market for the original work Return to Room
Fair Use MythsMYTH: FAIR USE IS MYTH: FAIR USE MYTH: IF I’M NOTTOO UNCLEAR AND COULD GET ME MAKING ANY MONEY OFFCOMPLICATED FOR ME. SUED. IT, IT’S FAIR USE.TRUTH: The fair use TRUTH:provision of the Copyright TRUTH: That’s very, "Noncommercial use" canAct is written broadly—not very unlikely. We don’t be a plus in fair usenarrowly—because it is know of any lawsuit analysis, but its scope isdesigned to apply to a actually brought by an hard to define. Some publicwide range of creative American media uses may be unfair, even ifworks and the people who company against an no money is exchanged.use them. educator over the use of media in the educational process. The copyright owner typically will send a "cease and desist" letter. Return to Room
Why Creative Commons? Mission: Creative Commons develops,supports, and stewards legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation. Return to Room
LicensesNoncommercial (NC) No Derivative Works (ND)Any use of the work must be Only verbatim copies of thefor noncommercial purposes work may be used. In otheronly. That means file sharing, words, you can’t change theeducational use and film work in any way. You need tofestivals are all ok, but get extra permission if youadvertising and for-profit uses want to crop a photo or editare not. down text. Share Alike: Any new Attribution: You must work produced using credit the creator, the this material must be title ,and the license the made available under work is under. the same terms. So if you do remix a work you have to release your new work under the Return to same license. Room
If I print, copy, and distributematerial from the Internet Iam not violating the copyrightlaw.
If an article online doesnt have the copyright symbol, then it isnot consider copyrighted material.
The copyright lawprotects an online webpage document.
If the owner of thecopyrighted item doesntprotect their copyrightworks, they lose it.
E-mail messages that areposted online arentconsidered copyrightedmaterial.
It is legal to use a smallportion of copyrighted material for education purposes.
It is illegal to scan imagesout of a book or magazine toones web site.
According to the copyrightlaw, an individual has toobtain permission from theowner of the "original works"if he or she is interested incopying, altering, and/ordistributing informationcollected from the Internet. Next
This was true until therevision of the 1989 copyrightlaw, which states that it is notnecessary to indicate acopyright symbol and/orstatement on "original works"in order for it to be protectedby copyright law. Next
Copyright protects originalworks of authorship that arefixed in a tangible form ofexpression. An on-line webpage is considered a tangibleform. Next
Copyright is never lost,unless it is given away.However, if a piece of materialwas created prior to therevision of the 1989 copyrightlaw and the "owner" of thecopyrighted works did notrenew the copyright, thatparticular piece of work isnow in the public domain. Next
Copyright protects originalworks of authorship that arefixed in a tangible form ofexpression. Email is consideroriginal work. Next
It is legal to use a small portionor copyrighted material foreducational purposes such asteaching materials, mediaprojects and/or researchdocuments and non-educationalpurposes. Including materialused for a discussion piece orcomment section. (Fair Use). Next
You cant freely scan imagesfrom a book or magazine. Youcan however scan your ownphotograph or images youhave created to your web site. Home