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Creative Commons - YouTube Help. Creative Commons licenses provide a standard way for content creators to grant someone else permission to use their work.

Creative Commons - YouTube Help

YouTube allows users to mark their videos with a Creative Commons CC BY license. These videos are then accessible to YouTube users for use, even commercially, in their own videos via the YouTube Video Editor. Attribution is automatic under the CC BY license, meaning that any video you create using Creative Commons content will automatically show the source videos' titles underneath the video player. Flickr: Creative Commons. Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license.

Flickr: Creative Commons

Here are some recently added bits and pieces: Attribution License. Creative Commons. Creative Commons (CC) is a non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon legally and to share.[1] The organization has released several copyright-licenses known as Creative Commons licenses free of charge to the public.

Creative Commons

These licenses allow creators to communicate which rights they reserve, and which rights they waive for the benefit of recipients or other creators. An easy-to-understand one-page explanation of rights, with associated visual symbols, explains the specifics of each Creative Commons license. Creative Commons licenses do not replace copyright, but are based upon it. They replace individual negotiations for specific rights between copyright owner (licensor) and licensee, which are necessary under an "all rights reserved" copyright management, with a "some rights reserved" management employing standardized licenses for re-use cases where no commercial compensation is sought by the copyright owner. Dr. MLA Formatting and Style Guide. Summary: MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities.

MLA Formatting and Style Guide

This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th ed.) and the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (3rd ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page. Contributors:Tony Russell, Allen Brizee, Elizabeth Angeli, Russell Keck, Joshua M. Free Bibliography Generator - MLA, APA, Chicago citation styles.

Cite Sources — - Best Practices for Ensuring Originality in Written Work. This depends on what type of work you are writing, how you are using the borrowed material, and the expectations of your instructor.

Cite Sources — - Best Practices for Ensuring Originality in Written Work

First, you have to think about how you want to identify your sources. If your sources are very important to your ideas, you should mention the author and work in a sentence that introduces your citation. If, however, you are only citing the source to make a minor point, you may consider using parenthetical references, footnotes, or endnotes. There are also different forms of citation for different disciplines. For example, when you cite sources in a psychology paper you would probably use a different form of citation than you might in a paper for an English class. Finally, you should always consult your instructor to determine the form of citation appropriate for your paper. In the following sections, we will take you step-by-step through some general guidelines for citing sources.

Identifying Sources in the Body of Your Paper Quoting Material. The Educator's Guide to Copyright and Fair Use. Copyright: Academic Copying and Student Course Packets. This discussion addresses the law governing the making and distribution of multiple photocopies for students’ academic use or “course packets.”

Copyright: Academic Copying and Student Course Packets

Increased use of course packets over the past years, changes in methods of obtaining permissions to copy works, and recent court decisions make it imperative that members of the University understand how the law applies. University policy requires all members of the Yale community to comply with the U.S. Copyright Act and related copyright laws. Respect for intellectual property rights is a shared value of the Yale community. Furthermore, violations of the law can result in liability for substantial damages to the copyright holder (and in extreme cases even criminal penalties).

Homeschooling, copyright, and consumable workbooks - WriteShop. IT’S NOT easy navigating the muddy waters of copyright.

Homeschooling, copyright, and consumable workbooks - WriteShop

For instance: When is it legal to photocopy a workbook? Is it okay to use an acetate overlay in order to keep workbook pages pristine? Can I resell a workbook that my child used but didn’t actually write in? Last fall, Practical Homeschooling magazine published a piece I wrote: When Frugal is Illegal. Is It Legal to Photocopy Textbooks?

College and grad students subsisting solely on Top Ramen may be trying to save money by photocopying textbooks.

Is It Legal to Photocopy Textbooks?

But is it legal to do so? Copyright for teachers. Copyright: Definition According to the U.S. Copyright Office, copyright is "a form of protection grounded in the U.S. Photocopying and Copyright Law. The Copyright Act gives the owner of copyrighted material the right to control its duplication and distribution and prohibits photocopying unless the copying falls within one of the limited exceptions provided for in the Act.

Photocopying and Copyright Law

For most businesses and individuals, the fair-use doctrine is the only exception that will allow them to photocopy copyrighted materials without the owner's permission. Fair Use In deciding whether copying without permission is legal under the fair-use doctrine, courts look at four factors. Circ21. U.S. Copyright Office. Court Addresses Copyright Implications of Documents Posted on EDGAR. By Robert C.

Court Addresses Copyright Implications of Documents Posted on EDGAR

Rodriguez, Litigation News Associate Editor – July 20, 2010 Once a document is publicly filed and made available on a government website, it is subject to being downloaded, used, and even sold by anyone having access to that website. However, a federal district court has now held that a party who downloads and resells public documents posted on the “Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval system” used by the SEC, known as EDGAR, may be subject to copyright infringement claims. The District Court’s Decision In a decision describing the issue as one of “first impression,” the U.S. Copywrong. Rod Stewart is being sued over the rights to an image of his own head. In 1981, a professional photographer named Bonnie Schiffman took a picture of the back of Stewart’s head, which was used, eight years later, on the cover of the album “Storyteller.”

Now a different picture of Stewart’s head, also from the back, has been used to promote his Las Vegas act and world tour. Schiffman claims that the resemblance between her photograph and the new image is too close—the legal term is “substantial similarity”—and she is suing for copyright infringement. She is asking for two and a half million dollars. Copyright Law for Business People: A Handy Guide. Authored by John F. Hornick I. Copyright & Fair Use Articles - Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center. Copyright and Fair Use Animation Video. The Basics of Copyright Law. Copyright Basics.

Intellectual Property: The Quick Guide - Kindle edition by Vook. Professional & Technical Kindle eBooks @ Balancing Copyright Law in the Digital Age: Comparative Perspectives. Copies, Rights, and Copyrights: Really Owning Your Digital Stuff - Kindle edition by Sherwin Siy. Professional & Technical Kindle eBooks @