A Copyright-Friendly Toolkit However fabulous Creative Commons and Public Domain content may be, sometimes you really need to use copyrighted material. Say you plan to comment on popular media or current events. For instance, you may be planning to critique the portrayal of Native Americans in commercial films. You are going to want to “quote” some commercial films like Pocahontas, Lone Ranger, and Dances with Wolves.
17 U.S. Code § 106 - Exclusive rights in copyrighted works house report no. 94–1476 General Scope of Copyright. The five fundamental rights that the bill gives to copyright owners—the exclusive rights of reproduction, adaptation, publication, performance, and display—are stated generally in section 106. These exclusive rights, which comprise the so-called “bundle of rights” that is a copyright, are cumulative and may overlap in some cases. Each of the five enumerated rights may be subdivided indefinitely and, as discussed below in connection with section 201, each subdivision of an exclusive right may be owned and enforced separately. Every book wanted by internet pioneer Tucked away in a small warehouse on a dead-end street in Richmond, Calif., an internet pioneer is building a bunker to protect an endangered species: the printed word. Brewster Kahle, 50, founded the nonprofit Internet Archive in 1996 to save a copy of every web page ever posted. Now the MIT-trained computer scientist and entrepreneur is expanding his effort to safeguard and share knowledge by trying to preserve a physical copy of every book ever published. "There is always going to be a role for books," said Kahle as he perched on the edge of a shipping container.
Tools: ALA Over the past several years, Michael Brewer and the Copyright Advisory Subcommittee of the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy have been developing tools to educate librarians, educators and others about copyright. These now include the Public Domain slider, the Section 108 Spinner, the Fair Use Evaluator, and the Exceptions for Instructors eTool. These tools are all available online for anyone to use or link to. Using these educational tools can help educators and others become more comfortable utilizing the limitations and exceptions to the exclusive rights granted to the copyright holder under U.S.
Home - Copyright - LibGuides at Laramie County Community College For purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, or research, determing if the use of a copyrighted work will be fair, you need to consider these four factors: The purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes The nature of the copyrighted work The amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole The effect of use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work Fair Use Guidelines The U.S.
» Picture Books From biographies to read-alouds to wordless gems, Random House has the right picture book to suit your needs. This resource page has everything you need for hosting a storytime in the library or using picture books in the classroom. Owl Sees Owl Classroom Activities Responsibly Managing Your Own Copyrights Responsibly Managing Your Own Copyrights Although every one of us is a copyright holder, (recall copyright protection arises automatically as soon as an original work is fixed in a tangible medium of expression), the majority of us do not create copyrighted works that are publishable or convey information in demand. In the microcosm of a research university setting, however, there are a great many scholars and researchers, all of whom generate significant copyrighted materials. In particular, one of the primary outlets for communicating research results, findings, theories, ideas, and information is the scholarly journal article and/or monograph.
100 Extensive University Libraries from Around the World that Anyone Can Access Universities house an enormous amount of information and their libraries are often the center of it all. You don't have to be affiliated with any university to take advantage of some of what they have to offer. From digital archives, to religious studies, to national libraries, these university libraries from around the world have plenty of information for you. Digital Libraries Tool: Educational Exemptions in the U.S. Copyright Code The U.S. Copyright Code provides for the educational use of copyrighted material without the permission of the copyright holder under certain conditions. To find out if your intended use meets the requirements set out in the law, use this free, online tool. [disclaimer]