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Copyright Crash Course- revised


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Copyright Crash Course- revised

  1. 1. Copyright CrashCourse<br />Olivet Delgado-Castillo<br />EDTC 6340.63<br />Fall 2011<br />
  2. 2. The Public Domain and Orphan WorksCopyright Terms are as follows:--Must develop betters tools to identify works that are in the public domain.--Examples:-(The University of Austin Libraries Public Domain Project)-‘Orphan works’ lack sufficient information to identify owners, dates.<br />
  3. 3. Content on the Web<br />The use of materials apply to all electronic communication - not just printed.<br />Following are incorrect common assumptions:<br />Copyright notice - © , no longer has to be visible to give credit to author.<br />Postings of all kinds are protected under the same law.<br /><ul><li>Expresses license – spell out in detail what specific rights that author wants for readers to view and share.
  4. 4. The role of fair use:
  5. 5. Balances authors rights to reasonable compensation.</li></li></ul><li>Fair Use Law Checklist:<br />Answer the following questions to determine whether you need permission to use copyrighted work. <br />Is the work protected?<br />If the work is protected, has your campus already licensed rights for you to use the work?<br />3. Is the work available freely on the open Web, and therefor covered by an implied license?<br />Has the owner of the work used a Creative Commons license (or similar) to give the public the right to use the work in the way that you would like to use it?<br />If you don't have express or implied rights, do you want to exercise one of the owner's exclusive rights?<br />Is your use exempt or excused from liability for infringement?<br />
  6. 6. Four Factor Fair Use Test<br />Answering the following questions will help you comprehend Fair Use better.<br />1. What is the character of the use?<br />2. What is the nature of the work to be used?<br />3. How much of the work will you use?<br />4. What effect would this use have on the market for the original or for permissions if the use were widespread?<br />To obtain permission, you can refer to the following link:<br />Getting Permission<br />
  7. 7. TEACH Act<br />The TEACH Act provides educators with a separate set of rights in addition to fair use to display and/or perform other’s works in the classroom.<br />Key element is “limiting portions used”<br />When in doubt, use Fair Use as your guide!<br />
  8. 8. Work is not licensed, now what?<br />Who to contact and what you will use will depend of the next steps for you.<br />CCC (electronic and photocopy based on case by case, allow permission services)<br />Examples…<br /> -Image archives<br /> -Freelance writers<br /> -Music Performers<br /> -Playwrights<br /> -News Archives<br /> -Movies<br />Permission should be in writing along with how much information you will use – documentation.<br />
  9. 9. References<br /><br />All images are licensed for Microsoft Office Clip Art. <br />