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Copyright Fair Use and How it Works for Online Images

Copyright Fair Use and How it Works for Online Images
You’ve heard the adage that a picture is worth a thousand words, but when that picture is protected by copyright, the picture is only worth three words: cease and desist. OK, that’s kind of a lawyer joke. But it illustrates how protective people are about finding their images used online without permission. Copyright laws were established not to give the author the right to deny their work to other people, but instead to encourage its creation. Article I, Section 8, clause 8, of the United States Constitution states the purpose of copyright laws is “to promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries.” It’s a delicate balance between the rights of the creator and the public’s interest. This article will cover exactly what copyright is and what it covers. And then we’ll look at the concept of fair use as it pertains to using images online. What Is Copyright? In Summary

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Internet Safety Resources - help students stay safe online The Internet is an incredible thing - allowing us to communicate, connect, collaborate, learn and share with people all over the world. However, there is also the dark side of the internet - predators, scams, and more.Our students use the internet at home, at school, and all around with their mobile devices. Simply blocking certain types of web sites is not the answer to protect them. We need to teach them how to use the internet responsibly and how to be safe on the internet.Here are some resources to help do that: Make Use Of - 6 Internet Safety Games To Help Kids Become Cyber Smart Make Use Of, a great resource in itself, has listed 6 online safety games that help kids learn how to be safe and smart online.

Creative Commons images and you: a quick guide for image users Here at Ars we're big fans of Creative Commons, both the idea behind it and the work that gets produced. As publishers, we benefit from Creative Commons in a number of ways—we look things up in Creative Commons-licensed Wikipedia (used with caution, of course), the Creative Commons-related policy issues that we cover give us a steady stream of great news content, and we make use of Creative Commons-licensed images in our news stories. This last piece—the use of Creative Commons images—has historically been one of the trickiest issues for us to navigate as a publisher, given the number of different Creative Commons license types. Each Creative Commons license has its own set of restrictions, and, despite the fact that the license clauses seem fairly clear on the surface, it's not always obvious to us as end users what can be used where and for what purposes. Note that this isn't solely a problem for sites like Ars and large publishing houses like Condé Nast.

Guide to Citing Online Sources Page 1 of 2 Do you ever use the Internet to get information or pictures for your reports? You may not know this, but it's important (not to mention courteous) to cite all your sources. Intellectual property is property. Blended Learning: Making it Work in Your Classroom Kristin: I can say that the things I've been doing the last two years have really made a difference, because my kids have scored the highest in the State on the standardized tests. So what we're doing here is working, and it's helping them be successful. Julie: We define Blended Learning as the combination of digital content and activity with face-to-face content and activity.

How to Print a 9 Generations of Your Family Tree on a Fan Chart In this post you will learn where and how to print 9 generations of your family tree on a fan chart. It is free and very easy to do. Last Saturday I made a blog post at my personal blog website titled “Getting Started With X-DNA Genealogy Research“. The Digital Divide Within: Creating a Level Playing Field for All Students This is a follow-up post to "1-2-3 -- Red Light!: Let's Give the Use of Technology in Classrooms the Green Light Instead." There's still a lot of talk about the digital divide in this country. I've seen it firsthand as I've worked with schools and school districts around the country on technology-leadership issues; some student populations do lots of online and computer work at home, but other schools serve students who don't have computers and Internet access at home, so the choices for after-school technology work are limited. As stated in CNN's Virtual Villages initiative, "Technology has become the driving force of change in the modern world.

Creative Commons license This video explains how Creative Commons licenses can be used in conjunction with commercial licensing arrangements. Creative Commons licenses are explained in many languages and used around the world, such as pictured here in Cambodia. A Creative Commons (CC) license is one of several public copyright licenses that enable the free distribution of an otherwise copyrighted work. A CC license is used when an author wants to give people the right to share, use and build upon a work that they have created. CC provides an author flexibility (for example, they might choose to allow only non-commercial uses of their own work) and protects the people who use or redistribute an author's work, so they don’t have to worry about copyright infringement, as long as they abide by the conditions that are specified in the license by which the author distributes the work. There are several types of CC licenses.

Learning Resources: Copyright Issues What is intellectual property? Is it okay to copy information such as words and pictures from a book, a CD-ROM, or the Internet? Do I need to get permission to link to someone's website? How can I tell if a student has copied their report from the web? Blended Learning Energizes High School Math Students (Tech2Learn Series) Peter McIntosh: For whatever reason, kids come to us with some significant gaps in their math. But more important, they come to us with some poor math habits. What we're using Khan for, basically, is it's a way of reengaging them in the math. Peter: I'll leave that up there, use that as your model if you need it. Go into Khan System Elimination 0.5. If you do that easily, if you finish that, move onto the Elimination 1.0.

WordPress for Genealogy: Adding a Lineage Snapshot Box to Blog Posts About Ancestors, Part I Recently someone asked on my family history blog (Colleen and Jeff’s Roots) what program I use to add the Genealogy Snapshot box to the blog posts I write about each ancestor or relative. Anytime I write a blog post profiling an ancestor or relative, I add a box to the bottom of the post that notes the person’s name, parents’ names, spouse’s name, relationship to me or my husband, and the generation trail between that featured person and my husband or me (using a numbered list instead of a bullet list so that one can easily identify the number of generations between the featured ancestor and my husband or me). A diagram of my typical Genealogy Snapshot box, displayed at the bottom of a post about my Grand Uncle Pat Flanagan. Note how under the Relationship list (the generations trail), I indicate how he is related to me (the Uncle of my mother). Click on the image for a larger view. Why a Genealogy Snapshot?

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