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Creative Commons

  1. 1. Creative Commons Everything You Wanted To Know *(and weren’t afraid to ask)
  2. 2. Copyright <ul><li>Digital Millennium Copyright Act 1998 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minute creative work is put in tangible form </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Author/creator’s life plus 70 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Author/creator exclusive rights </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Fair Use <ul><li>Allows use of copyrighted materials for educational purposes </li></ul><ul><li>Four Tests (all must apply) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose of use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nature of work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extent or proportion of work used </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Effect on marketability of the work </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Creative Commons <ul><li>Works along with copyright </li></ul><ul><li>Allows authors/creators more of a say in sharing their work with others </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative to fair use of copyrighted materials </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is Creative Commons? <ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul>
  6. 6. History
  7. 7. History (cont.) <ul><li>Board of Directors (variety of people) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cyberlaw and intellectual property experts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer science professors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lawyers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Documentary filmmakers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lawrence Lessig </li></ul><ul><li>Joi Ito </li></ul>
  8. 8. 6 Licenses <ul><li>Attribution </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution ShareAlike </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution No Derivatives </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution Non-Commercial </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution Non-Commercial ShareAlike </li></ul><ul><li>Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives </li></ul>Symbols taken from
  9. 9. Attribution <ul><li>Allows people to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Distribute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remix </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tweak </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build upon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commercially market </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Must give credit to author/creator </li></ul><ul><li>Broadest of the CC licenses </li></ul>License Deed Legal Code
  10. 10. <ul><li>Allows people to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remix </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tweak </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build upon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commercially market </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Must give credit to author/creator </li></ul><ul><li>Must license their work under identical terms </li></ul>Attribution Share-Alike License Deed Legal Code
  11. 11. Attribution No Derivatives <ul><li>Allows people to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>redistribute, commercial & non-commercial </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Must give credit to author/creator </li></ul><ul><li>Must be unchanged </li></ul>License Deed Legal Code
  12. 12. Attribution Non-Commercial <ul><li>Allows people to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remix </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tweak </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build upon </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Must give credit to author/creator </li></ul><ul><li>Must be non-commercial </li></ul><ul><li>Do NOT have to license on same terms </li></ul>License Deed Legal Code
  13. 13. Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike <ul><li>Allows people to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remix </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build upon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Translate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create new stories </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Must give credit to author/creator </li></ul><ul><li>Must carry the same license </li></ul>License Deed Legal Code
  14. 14. Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives <ul><li>Allows people to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Download </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Redistribute </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Must give credit to author/creator </li></ul><ul><li>Must be unchanged </li></ul><ul><li>Most restrictive </li></ul>License Deed Legal Code
  15. 15. CC License Comparison X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X Identical License Sell Change Distribute Credit License
  16. 16. CC vs. Fair Use <ul><li>Fair Use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows use of copyrighted materials for educational purposes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Guidelines open to interpretation </li></ul>
  17. 17. CC vs. Fair Use <ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows use of copyrighted materials for educational and other purposes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>6 Licenses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clearly state what restrictions, if any, apply. </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. CC vs. Fair Use May sell (with appropriate license) Cannot sell or affect sales of original Effect on Sales Not Limited Entire work Limited Usually 10% Extent of Use Doesn’t matter Must be determined Nature of Work Not limited Educational Non-profit Purpose of Use CC Fair Use
  19. 19. How to Cite Creative Commons <ul><li>Photos (on a printed document) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher name, photo title, date uploaded via Flickr, Creative Commons license </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Link directly to web page </li></ul>
  20. 20. License Your Work
  21. 21. Creative Commons Projects <ul><li>Science Commons (2005) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhances sharing of scientific research </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CC+ (2007) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows user rights beyond regular Creative Commons </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CCo (2007) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows author/creators to waive rights </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CCLearn (2007) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Works toward open education </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. CCLearn <ul><li>Find Educational Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Portal to Open Education Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discover Ed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Beta site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search engine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annotated links to educational sites </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Creative Commons Search Engine <ul><li>Search Engines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BlipTV </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OWL Music Search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SpinXpress </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Hope you enjoyed our CC Hour! <ul><li>Remix It and have fun </li></ul><ul><ul><li>G.W. Bush Whatever Remix Video </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Great Resources <ul><li>Biersdorfer, J.D. &quot;Staying on the right side of copyright HELP FILE/ Q&A.&quot; International Herald Tribune . 20 Nov 2008. 10. eLibrary . Proquest CSA. PARK FALLS HIGH SCHOOL. 10 Mar 2009. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Campbell, Lisa. “This is the RMX: Copyright and Community Media.” Mobile Revolutions . 17 Jan 2009. Mobile Revolutions. 10 Mar 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>“ Creative Commons Video.” YouTube . 2009. YouTube, LLC. 10 Mar 2009 </li></ul>
  26. 26. Great Resources (cont.) <ul><li> . 27 Feb 2007. Element List. 10 Mar 2009 ve_commons_the_v.html. Floyd, Jacqueline. “What is Creative Commons: The Video </li></ul>
  27. 27. Great Resources (cont. again) <ul><li>“ History.” Creative Commons . Creative Commons. 10 Mar 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Licenses.” Creative Commons . Creative Commons. 10 Mar 2009. http: //creativecommons .org/about/licenses/ . </li></ul><ul><li>Rai, Preetam. “How to Use and Cite Creative Commons Resources.” Learners Together. 11 Mar 2009. Teaching and learning Centre. 23 Mar 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Search.” Creative Commons . Creative Commons. 10 Mar 2009. </li></ul>