The public domain and orphan worksbalance between the two is not static<br />Public domain<br />better tools to identify those works that actually are in the public domain (Google Book Search library)<br /> working with other libraries to begin developing best practices to define reasonable searches for copyright owners of different types of works. <br />Orphan works<br />often lack sufficient information to identify their owners, identifying the date on which they would otherwise enter the public domain is also impossible<br />
Fair use of copyrighted materials<br />Answer these three questions to decide whether you need permission to use a copyrighted work<br />
Four Factor Fair Use Test<br />Factor 1: What is the character of the use?<br />Factor 2: What is the nature of the work to be<br /> used?<br />Factor 3: How much of the work will you use?<br />Factor 4: If this kind of use were widespread,<br /> what effect would it have on the market<br /> for the original or for permissions?<br />
The TEACH Act<br /><ul><li> The TEACH Act became law in late 2002.
Copyright law provides educators with a separate set of rights in addition to fair</li></ul> use, to display (show) and perform (show or play) others' works in the<br /> classroom. These rights are in Section 110(1) of the Copyright Act and apply to<br /> any work, regardless of the medium. <br /><ul><li> The TEACH Act authorizes us to digitize works for use in digital distance </li></ul> education, but only to the extent we are authorized to use those works in <br /> Section 110(2), and so long as they are not available digitally in a format free<br /> from technological protection.<br />
Getting Permission<br />Contact collective rights organizations (CCC) Copyright Clearance Center.<br />Be aware if permission is needed when using image archives, freelance writers, music performance, and play rights., etc.<br />Contact the owner<br />Confirm authority to grant permission<br />Getting written permission and define clearly the scope of what you are being permitted to do.<br />
The Copyright Crash Course <br />Written by Georgia Harper for the University of Texas<br />http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/<br />Power point by:<br />Sonia Aldape<br />6340.64<br />Professor: Elizabeth Castillo<br />