I’ll explain the lecturer who rails against their students for plagiarism and stresses the importance of citations but uploads their Moodle course with PDFs they have pilfered from the internet and includes images in their PowerPoints which have no credit and are taken from the internet.
To protect the expression of their ideas - innovation
So they respect the work of others and don’t plagiarise
Mention about TeenTech resources
Leading by example
This are the categories as they are emerging at the moment
Authority, property, piracy: from copyright to the commons
Authority, Property, Piracy:
From Copyright to the Commons
Jane Secker @jsecker
With thanks to Chris Morrison @cbowiemorrison
City, University of London, 24h February 2017
www.copyrightliteracy.org @UKCopyrightLit #INM380
Copyright: Exclusive rights of the author in a creative work. Protects the
expression of an idea not an idea.
Copyright exceptions: these are circumstances when works can be
used without seeking the copyright holder’s permission.
Licence: a legal agreement that sets out the terms under which you
are allowed to use someone else’s intellectual property.
Public domain: these are works that are free from copyright
restrictions (e.g. it has expired) and are therefore available to use.
Creative Commons: If a work is distributed under a Creative Commons
licence, you can re-use it for free under the conditions set by the licence.
Statute of Anne 1709
“An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by Vesting the Copies of Printed Books in the
Authors or Purchasers of Copies, during the Times therein mentioned"
“Every man has a property in his own person -
the labour of his body, and the work of his
“That the sweat of a man's brows,
and the exsudations of a man's
brains, are as much a man's own
property as the breeches upon his
Laurence Sterne - The Life and
Opinions of Tristram Shandy,
“One particularly evocative
example is the language of
copyright as intellectual
property right, and of
intellectual property right as
human right, a powerful
rhetoric, with little historical
or theoretical credibility, but
which nonetheless threatens
to dominate copyright
discourse and drive
Deazley (2006) p.8
The Intellectual Commons
From Deazley, R (2006) Rethinking Copyright, p.123
Copyright literacy is….
“the range of knowledge, skills and behaviours
that individuals require when working with
copyright content in the digital age”.
(Morrison and Secker 2015)
They recognise the dual nature of copyright
literacy where librarians develop their own
copyright knowledge but are also able to teach
and support others.
The survey said…...
• 57% of UK librarians moderately or extremely
confident about copyright matters
• 76% think having a copyright policy is
• Only 63% have a copyright policy
• 64% of institutions had a copyright officer
(higher in HE)
The role of librarians
All part of
“If I have seen
further, it is by
standing on the
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invention and discovery. Doubleday books.
Deazley, R (2006) Rethinking Copyright: history, theory, language.
Edward Elgar: London.
Morrison, C and Secker J. (2015) Copyright Literacy in the UK: a
survey of librarians and other cultural heritage sector
professionals. Library and Information Research. 39 (121)
Secker, J and Morrison, C. (2016) Copyright and E-learning: a guide
for practitioners. Facet publishing: London. Chapter 6: Copyright
education and training available online.
Soetendorp, R and Meletti, B (2016) Exceptions for education.
Copyrightuser.org. Available online.
Stern, Laurence (1759)The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy,
Tehranian, J (2011) Infringement Nation: copyright 2.0 and you.
Oxford University Press: Oxford.
Todorova, T., Trencheva, T., Kurbanoğlu, S., Dogan G., & Horvat, A.
(2014) A Multinational Study on Copyright Literacy Competencies
of LIS Professionals. Presentation given at 2nd European
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