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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. Here are some recently added bits and pieces: Attribution (CC BY 2.0) » 89829900 photos (See more) Attribution-NoDerivs (CC BY-ND 2.0) » 24397334 photos (See more) Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) » 113038515 photos (See more) Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC 2.0) » 61450883 photos (See more) Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) » 130796751 photos (See more) Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA 2.0) » 47627020 photos (See more) Public Domain Dedication (CC0) » 4154121 photos (See more) Public Domain Mark » 10812255 photos (See more) "Creative Commons is a non-profit that offers an alternative to full copyright." Briefly... Attribution means: You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your copyrighted work - and derivative works based upon it - but only if they give you credit.

Educational Use Of Printed Music | Copyright Guide for Music Librarians / Resources Guidelines for Educational Uses of Music The following guidelines were developed and approved in April 1976 by the Music Publishers' Association of the United States, Inc., the National Music Publishers' Association, Inc., the Music Teachers National Association, the Music Educators National Conference, the National Association of Schools of Music, and the Ad Hoc Committee on Copyright Law Revision. New guidelines are available at the Music Publishers' Association website. The purpose of the following guidelines is to state the minimum and not the maximum standards of educational fair use under Section 107 of HR 2223. Moreover, the following statement of guidelines is not intended to limit the types of copying permitted under the standards of fair use under judicial decision and which are stated in Section 107 of the Copyright Revision Bill. A. B. Copying to create or replace or substitute for anthologies, compilations or collective works.

Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright skip navigation Library of Congress Teachers Suggestions enabled. The Library of Congress > Teachers > Classroom Materials > Presentations and Activities > Copyright Print Subscribe Share/Save Give Feedback Taking the Mystery Out Of Copyright View a plain text version of this activity. Connect with the Library All ways to connect Find Us On Subscribe & Comment Download & Play Questions About | Press | Jobs | Donate Inspector General | Legal | Accessibility | External Link Disclaimer | Speech Enabled Results on ReadWriteThink Find content from Thinkfinity Partners using a visual bookmarking and sharing tool. More Your students can save their work with Student Interactives. More Home › Results from ReadWriteThink 1-10 of 61 Results from ReadWriteThink Sort by: Classroom Resources | Grades 6 – 12 | Calendar Activity | April 10 The Statute of Anne, an influential copyright law, went into effect in 1710. page | 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Managing Copyright for Librarians Managing copyright in a building is as much about managing people as it is about managing things. Managing things As a practical matter, it is a good policy to have the things under control before concentrating on the people. Reminder: compliance will address the six rights of the copyright holder: reproduction, adaptation, distribution, public performance, public display, and digital distribution of sound recordings. As with all matters of copyright, you can do whatever you have permission to do. Managing people Most teachers will not like a change in copyright enforcement. Here are some suggestions to get started in a school that is less than enthusiastic about copyright compliance, and which seems bent on shooting the messenger: Suggest to the principal that you track requests in one area for a grading period. Copyright law may be a pain to deal with in a school setting, but picking and choosing the laws we choose to obey isn’t in our ethical or cultural heritage.

Copyright for Librarians Copyright Frequently Asked Questions | Teaching Copyright The Congress shall have Power 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 — United States Constitution, Article 1, Section 8 What is copyright? Copyright is a form of legal protection automatically provided to the authors of “original works of authorship,” including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works. U.S. copyright law generally gives the author/creator or owner of an original creative work an exclusive right to: Reproduce (copy) or distribute the original work to the public (e.g., create and sell copies of a film)Create new works based upon the original work (e.g., make a movie based on a book)Perform or display the work publicly (e.g., perform a play) Violation of one of these rights is called copyright infringement. What types of works are protected by copyright? What is not protected by copyright? No, ideas are not copyrightable. It depends.

Public Domain Frequently Asked Questions | Teaching Copyright What is the public domain? Public domain works are not restricted by copyright and do not require a license or fee to use. Public domain status allows the user unrestricted access and unlimited creativity! There are three main categories of public domain works: Works that automatically enter the public domain upon creation, because they are not copyrightable: Titles, names, short phrases and slogans, familiar symbols, numbersIdeas and facts (e.g., the date of the Gettysburg Address)Processes and systemsGovernment works and documentsWorks that have been assigned to the public domain by their creatorsWorks that have entered the public domain because the copyright on them has expired (Note: Use of some works, such as ideas and symbols, may be restricted by other laws, such as patent, trademark, or trade secret.) What works have expired into the public domain? Congress has passed a series of laws extending the term of copyright. Where can I find public domain works?