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Copyright, Public Domain, Fair Use, and Creative Commons 7 th  Grade Digital Literacy
What is Copyright Law? <ul><li>Copyright insures that the people who create “Intellectual Property” can own, control and b...
What is the Public Domain? <ul><li>A work of authorship is in the “public domain” if it is no longer under copyright prote...
What is Fair Use? <ul><li>Fair Use allows the use of  portions  of copyrighted works and materials for educational purpose...
Fair Use: Print Material <ul><li>Poem less than 250 words; 250-word excerpt of poem greater than 250 words </li></ul><ul><...
Fair Use: Images <ul><li>Single works may be used in their entirety, but no more than five images by a single artist or ph...
Fair Use: Video <ul><li>Students may use10 percent or three minutes (whichever is less) of “motion media.” </li></ul><ul><...
Fair Use: Audio <ul><li>Students may use10 percent or 30 seconds (whichever is less) of a musical composition. </li></ul><...
What is Creative Commons?
What is Creative Commons? <ul><li>Creative Commons provides free tools that let authors, scientists, artists, and educator...
Creative Commons Conditions
Public Domain Resources <ul><li>Bartleby.com  Public domain texts online  </li></ul><ul><li>Books on the Internet.  E-text...
Additional Resources <ul><li>General Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Commons Search </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Images <...
Always Cite Your Sources <ul><li>Copyrighted Material: Use the MLA style as shown on the  library bibliography page </li><...
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Copyright, Fair Use, And Creative Commons

  1. 1. Copyright, Public Domain, Fair Use, and Creative Commons 7 th Grade Digital Literacy
  2. 2. What is Copyright Law? <ul><li>Copyright insures that the people who create “Intellectual Property” can own, control and be paid for their efforts. </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual property is a tangible form of expression: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Written work, musical work, works of art, dramatic work, digitized work, video </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Copyright protection is automatic when intellectual property is created. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is the Public Domain? <ul><li>A work of authorship is in the “public domain” if it is no longer under copyright protection. </li></ul><ul><li>Works in the public domain may be used without the permission of the former copyright owner. </li></ul><ul><li>Rules for when items pass into the public domain vary considerably . </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is Fair Use? <ul><li>Fair Use allows the use of portions of copyrighted works and materials for educational purposes. </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright is a law ; Fair Use is a guideline </li></ul><ul><li>Four guidelines determine Fair Use: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The purpose and character of the use. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The nature of the copyrighted work. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The amount of the portion used. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The effect of the use upon its value. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Fair Use: Print Material <ul><li>Poem less than 250 words; 250-word excerpt of poem greater than 250 words </li></ul><ul><li>Excerpt from a longer work (10 percent of work or 1,000 words, whichever is less). </li></ul>
  6. 6. Fair Use: Images <ul><li>Single works may be used in their entirety, but no more than five images by a single artist or photographer may be used. </li></ul><ul><li>From a collection, not more than 15 images or 10 percent (whichever is less) may be used. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Fair Use: Video <ul><li>Students may use10 percent or three minutes (whichever is less) of “motion media.” </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright works included in multimedia projects must give proper attribution to copyright holder. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Fair Use: Audio <ul><li>Students may use10 percent or 30 seconds (whichever is less) of a musical composition. </li></ul><ul><li>The multimedia program must have an educational use. </li></ul>
  9. 9. What is Creative Commons?
  10. 10. What is Creative Commons? <ul><li>Creative Commons provides free tools that let authors, scientists, artists, and educators easily mark their creative work with the freedoms they want it to carry. </li></ul><ul><li>You can use CC to change your copyright terms from &quot;All Rights Reserved&quot; to &quot;Some Rights Reserved.&quot; </li></ul>
  11. 11. Creative Commons Conditions
  12. 12. Public Domain Resources <ul><li>Bartleby.com Public domain texts online </li></ul><ul><li>Books on the Internet. E-texts from UT Austin </li></ul><ul><li>Great Books. Ancient classics to 20 th century masterpieces. </li></ul><ul><li>Images Listing of public domain images </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Public Library Library for the Internet community </li></ul><ul><li>Moving Image Archive Movies, films, and videos </li></ul><ul><li>Online Books Listing over 30,000 free books on the Web </li></ul><ul><li>Project Gutenberg More than 25,000 free e-books </li></ul>
  13. 13. Additional Resources <ul><li>General Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Commons Search </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr CC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr Storm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Audio </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CC Mixter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free Sounds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shambles List </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Always Cite Your Sources <ul><li>Copyrighted Material: Use the MLA style as shown on the library bibliography page </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ArtistName. &quot;Title of Image.&quot; Date Taken/Created. Online Image. Name of Image Site. Date you accessed/downloaded the picture. <http://www.electronicaddress.com>. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons Material: Use the guidelines found on the CC Marking page </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This video features the song “Play Your Part (Pt.1)” by Girl Talk , available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license . © 2008, Greg Gillis. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>See Molly Kleinman’s blog for more CC citation information </li></ul>

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