Copyright and Fair Use: Showing Movies in Class and On Campus
TEACHing from a Distance and Copyright Considerations
Fair Use and Copyright for Online Education: Examples: Video
Thousands of Copyrighted Works Will Now Be Freely Available to Teachers
Why has it taken almost 100 years for these copyrights to expire? In 1999, Congress passed the Copyright Term Extension Act, which extended protections for rights holders for 20 years
. That created a two-decade gap between the works of 1922—which passed into the public domain in 1998, before the law was passed—and those of 1923.
Of course, even before books, movies, and musical compositions passed into the public domain, teachers looking to reprint and distribute them in part could have claimed fair use—an exception to copyright law that allows excerpts of protected material to be used for criticism, research, journalism, or teaching without permission or payment. But what counts as fair use is decided in court, and educators could still have faced legal challenges—especially if they distributed or sold their work to other teachers.
An Extensive Guide to Copyright and Fair Use
a guide to locating media for use in classroom projects.
basic summaries of the concepts of public domain, Creative Commons, and fair use. In the section on fair use Stanford University Libraries’ Copyright & Fair Use guide.
Websites: Five Ways to Stay Out of Trouble.
a copy here as a Google Doc or here as a PDF
more on copyright in this IMS blog
fair use in this IMS blog
more on Fair Use on this IMS blog
Librarians OER Workday
SCSU ad hoc team on open books from Spring 2015
Creating OER Texbooks using copyright and CC licensed materials.
What can be put on the OER textbooks:
D2L upload: every time, it is called “distribution.”
plays, music, prerecorded files such as DVD, music CD.
sculpture or painting on a Web site,
five rights avoid violating. System procedure 3.27.1 copyright clearance
DMCA Digital Millennium Copyright Act
there are certain works which are not protected
The difference between Plagiarism and copyright infringement
CI is a violation of a federal law. Plagiarism can turn into CI.
NC – no competitor can take our work and use it against us.
faculty can use anything in F2F, which is lawfully obtained. Flickr, photo without violating the regulations, it can be used in a PPT, but only on a F2F classroom. In OER, it needs to be revised.
Gary can share a “media release” form (slid 17).
Open Textbook Institute (Kimberly Johnson)
Shane Nackerud and Matthew Lee
use of Pressbooks (it is open source). Minitex pays a vendor to host it, but it can be hosted locally, because it is open source
Minnesota Library Publishing Project – partner ship between Minitex and public libraries.
authoring tool. Platform to edit and publish.
Building an Ebook Platform from Scratch: Are You Daft?
Alex Kent, Digital Initiative Librarian
OER stakeholders and critical contacts on your campus: CETL, TLTR
Preparation: as per link above, the libraray (former LRS) met in the spring of 2015
what is the role of the library staff in the OER movement. promote what already exists. Open textbook group https://www.cccoer.org/
Stephen Kelly, OER Project Grants Manager
more on OER in this IMS blog
Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines Poster
more on copyright and fair use in this IMS blog
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Free Course – Copyright for Educators & Librarians
Copyright can be one heck of a confusing topic. There seems to be an endless number of nuances and exceptions to copyright rules. To help educators gain a better understanding of copyright as it relates to schools, instructors from Duke, Emory, and UNC Chapel Hill have created a Coursera course titled Copyright for Educators & Librarians.
Copyright for Educators & Librarians is a four week course beginning on July 21st. It is free to register and participate in this online professional development course. Attendees who desire a “verified certificate” can register for that option for a $49 fee.
The course will feature four units of study:
- A framework for thinking about copyright.
- Authorship and rights.
- Specific exceptions for teachers and librarians.
- Understanding and using fair use.