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Khloe Kardashian Sued Posting Photo Instagram Lawsuit. Know Your Copy Rights Brochure - Know Your Copyrights. A 2007 Brochure Aimed at Faculty and Teaching Assistants Among the topics covered in the brochure are: fair use, the advantage of linking to instead of copying works, and special provisions for displaying or performing works in classes.

Know Your Copy Rights Brochure - Know Your Copyrights

The brochure also includes a one-page chart that highlights 24 situations when various categories of works can be used. For libraries that wish to customize the brochure, white space is available on page 3 (the bottom of the left column) where you might add the name of a local contact. Libraries are also free to use image-editing software to add their name and/or logo to the back cover of the brochure near the text that reads, "This brochure is brought to you by your institution's library.... " See the box below for ideas on how to use the brochure on campus. Download a Free Copy The brochure is available in various forms for free download as PDF files.

The size of the color version of the complete brochure exceeds the limits of most e-mail systems. The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons – The Edublogger. The Edublogs support team regularly receives complaints and official requests to remove copyrighted content that users have placed on blogs.

The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons – The Edublogger

The legal jargon with respect to digital copyrights can be confusing – especially since different countries have their own laws and regulations. Understanding digital copyright is an essential skill we need to understand and teach our students. With this post, we hope to dispel a few myths and pull together a complete list of resources for teachers and students to use when blogging and working with content online. This post was originally written by Ronnie Burt, on the Edublogger, on Feb, 2012. Copyright for Educators & Librarians. The Basics - Copyright for Educators - Prescott Library <i class="fa fa-home"></i> at The Wheeler School.

What is Fair Use?

The Basics - Copyright for Educators - Prescott Library <i class="fa fa-home"></i> at The Wheeler School

“Fair use is any copying of copyrighted material done for a limited and “transformative” purpose, such as to comment upon, criticize, or parody a copyrighted work. “Such uses can be done without permission from the copyright owner.” (Copyright and Fair Use, Stanford University Libraries) 4 Factors to determine Fair Use: Purpose • Nature • Amount • Effect Determining "Fair Use" isn't always simple or easy and All FOUR FACTORS need to be considered. Copyrights and Copying Wrongs. Education World answers the question "What can my students and I freely use in our lessons, presentations, workshops, newsletters, reports, and Web sites, and what is protected by copyright?

Copyrights and Copying Wrongs

" Included: A tour of the public domain! Have you ever ... incorporated an innovative online graph into a math teaching master? The Copyright Genie. Summaries of Fair Use Cases - Copyright Overview by Rich Stim - Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center. The best way to understand the flexible principle of fair use is to review actual cases decided by the courts.

Summaries of Fair Use Cases - Copyright Overview by Rich Stim - Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center

Below are summaries of a variety of fair use cases. Cases Involving Text Fair use. Compfight / A Flickr Search Tool. Compfight Safe Images Plugin – Edublogs Help and Support. The Compfight Safe Images plugin is a quick and easy tool to quickly find, add and add proper attribution for Creative Commons images to your posts.

Compfight Safe Images Plugin – Edublogs Help and Support

Below is an example of an image inserted using Compfight Safe plugin: Photo Credit: Alexey Kljatov via Compfight Using Compfight Once activated the Compfight Safe Images plugin in Plugins > All you use it as follows: The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons – The Edublogger. Copyright for Educators. Copyrights and Copying Wrongs. Strategies for Fair Use. Summary: This resource provides a few general strategies about how to use fair use policies and copyright laws.

Strategies for Fair Use

Anyone dealing with a specific legal issue or dilemma should contact a lawyer. Anyone making decisions about using multimedia in a class project should first consult the usage policy of their school or institution. The US Copyright Act contains relevant but complex sections that can inform teachers and students making a decision.

Fair Use in Visual Arts: You Be the Judge. Artists, publishers, scholars and curators depend upon fair use in the Visual Arts more than they realize.

Fair Use in Visual Arts: You Be the Judge

The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts was created by professionals from different fields within the Visual Arts to unified and express their interpretation of fair use. Here are examples of uses of copyright material in the Visual Arts. Test your skill and use the Principles to draw your conclusions. Silvia Tolisano- Langwitches Blog. When using Copyrighted work with written permission from owner… Used with permission from “name” , URL link to original source and or owner online presence.

Silvia Tolisano- Langwitches Blog

Ex. Used with permission from Silvia Tolisano When using images licensed under Creative Commons… Citing an Image is Not Enough!  I am thrilled to see so many students creating blog posts and going BEYOND “writing” text made up letters, words, sentences and paragraphs. Being able to “read” and “write” in other media is part of becoming fluent in media literacy. In addition to media literacy, knowing your rights and responsibilities as an ethical digital citizen is a vital part of participating in our digital world. Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This… Then

It is the responsibility of all educators to model good digital citizenship for their students.

Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This… Then…

Especially when it comes to copyright, plagiarism and intellectual property. The waters are murky. Not being familiar with online digital rights and responsibilities (hey, teachers did not grow up with the Internet being around), educators are wading through uncharted waters (hey, I did not know that I could not just google an image to use. Know Your Copy Rights Brochure - Know Your Copyrights. MUSIC VIDEO: Copyright? What's Copyright?

TEACHER CASE STUDY VIDEO: High School. INTRO VIDEO: Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education. Copyright Clarity: Using Copyrighted Materials for Digital Learning. Copyright. Copyright poster. Don't Sell Your CDs & DVDs! 5 Downsides to Going Digital. Advertisement The world is shifting into digital gear at a rapid pace and everyone is racing to stay ahead. Video games, eBooks, music, movies, and TV shows. You name it, there’s probably a digital market for it. And while digital is awesome in many ways, it definitely isn’t perfect. On the one hand, digital media has made it far easier for independent artists and creators to break into their respective markets. Plus, digital media is generally more convenient. Digital Ownership Is a Lie The most damning flaw in digital media — at least according to the current structure of digital distribution — is that just because you buy it doesn’t mean you own it.

When you buy a CD, a DVD, a book, or a board game, you literally own that physical medium and the specific content it contains. This isn’t true when you make a digital purchase. Digital Resale Is Impossible The issue of digital ownership has other practical implications beyond legalese and hypothetical licensing scenarios. Physical vs. NCWOToolkit - Copyright Support. Skip to main content guest Join | Help | Sign In. Copyright, Memes and the Perils of Viral Content - Plagiarism Today.

The definition of the world “meme”, in the broadest sense, is “An idea, behavior, style or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture”. Internet memes are a subset of that behavior that takes place online, where people spread a cultural touchstone from person to person, often referred to as going “viral”. But what is and is not a meme can be tough to define. After all, a meme can be almost anything including a hashtag on Twitter, a photo with changing user-generated captions and even a short video a cat pretending to play a keyboard.

All that’s required is that a cultural item be spread from person to person rather than some soft of central source. Posting an Internet Meme? You May Receive a Getty Letter - Art Law Journal. Memes have proliferated the internet since the dawn of social media. An image, usually taken entirely out of context, is paired with witty, often sarcastic banter whose only goal is to make you laugh. But did you know that there are often art licensing issues surrounding the use of top internet memes, and that you may have to be prepared to make a fair use argument if the owner of the images cries copyright infringement? Take the case of the German blogger Geeksisters who recently received a Getty letter (otherwise known as the Getty extortion letter to our readers) concerning their “illegal” use of a top internet meme. Like any good blogger, Geeksisters often publishes content that’s been posted elsewhere, and the Socially Awkward Penguin is no exception: it features a penguin making an awkward pose, seeming to walk away from an uncomfortable situation, with captions reading things like “Happy Birthday…Same to you!”

How copyright is killing your favorite memes. Photographer Files $1 Billion Suit Against Getty for Licensing Her Public Domain Images. Silvia Tolisano- Langwitches Blog. Citing an Image is Not Enough!  Silvia Tolisano- Langwitches Blog. Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This… Then… Copyright for Educators. Students: Learn important digital citizenship skills. NCWOToolkit - Copyright Support. Copyrights and Wrongs (9-12) Copyright and Fair Use Animation Video.

Untitled. Copyright issues when using music in videos. Welcome to the digital age! Do you remember many years ago when trying to produce a video for your school took several thousand dollars worth of elaborate and bulky video equipment to make it happen? Now here we are in 2008, and with a very inexpensive digital video camera and some free software, you, yes even you can produce, publish and broadcast your video around the world – how exciting!

And yet, how scary. Teaching Copyright. As today's tech-savvy teens become increasingly involved with technology and the Internet for learning, work, civic engagement, and entertainment, it is vital to ensure that they understand their legal rights and responsibilities under copyright law and also how the law affects creativity and innovation. Teaching Copyright. Video and Copyright. Please note that ALA cannot give legal advice. If you need legal advice, you should contact an intellectual property attorney. For general information and guidance, you may contact Program Director Carrie Russell of the ALA Washington (DC) Office, at phone number 1-800-941-8478 or via e-mail to See the blog sponsored by ALA's Office for Information Technology Policy in Washington, the Copyright Advisory Network: A community of librarians, copyright scholars, policy wonks.

Join us. U.S. Copyright Office. Fair Use. Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video. • Code of Best Practices • Common Fair Use Myths • Getting to Know Your Code of Best Practices • Copyright Backgrounder • Recut, Reframe, Recycle • Unauthorized: The Copyright Conundrum in Participatory Video • The Good, The Bad and the Confusing: User-Generated Video Creators on Copyright • Latest News in Fair Use • Videos June 2008Click here to view or download a PDF of this report. Report by: The Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property,American University Washington College of LawThe Center for Media & Social Impact,American University With funding from: The Ford Foundation,by way of the Future of Public Media Project Introduction Background Best Practices 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Conclusion Notes. Copyright Center. Five-Minute Film Festival: Copyright and Fair Use for Educators. Copyright Advisory Office Home. Music Company Does Not Own 'Happy Birthday' Song Copyright, Judge Rules. Judge Rules Warner / Chappell Doesn't Have the Rights to 'Happy Birthday' Happy Birthday Is Finally Public Domain, China's Official Linux Distro...[Tech News Digest] Teachers%20-%20Copyright%20Guidelines%20for%20Teachers.pdf. Creating the copyright problem for teachers. Copyright for Educators & Librarians - Duke University, Emory University & The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Home - Copyright and Copywrong - Library Guides at Old Dominion University. Resources - Copyright and Copywrong - Library Guides at Old Dominion University.

Fair Use Evaluator. Center for Media & Social Impact. Copyright. Teacher Permission Template for Internet Resources. Permission Request Template. Free To Use and Share: Resources To Help Teach Kids (and Adults!) About Copyright and Creative Commons. PlagiarismBrochureTeacher (1) B4UCopy-HS-Student-Info. B4UCopy-HighSchool-Teachers-Guide. 6-8-unit3-reworkreuseremix - common sense media. Still the Best Presentation on Copyright for Educators.