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Copyright …… What Do I Need to Know As An Educator ??? Edie Richards Teacher/Librarian Woodbrook Elementary April 11, 2007.

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1 Copyright …… What Do I Need to Know As An Educator ??? Edie Richards Teacher/Librarian Woodbrook Elementary April 11, 2007

2 NOTICE: Copyright Law The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be “used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research.” If a user makes a request for, or later uses a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of “Fair Use”, that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgement, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.

3 Section 107 U.S. Copyright Act States…..

4 Copyright Owner Has Exclusive Rights To : Reproductive Rights Derivative Works Distribution Transfer Ownership Public Performance Public Display

5 Fair Use Criticism Comment News reporting Scholarship Research Teaching

6 Fair Use Considerations Nature and character of the use Nature of the work Amount and substance of the portion The effect of the use of the work

7 Finding Graphic Resources You can use material from the Internet for student projects without asking permission….. However, these projects must stay within the school environment (classrooms, open house, conferences, etc.) and not be otherwise distributed—without securing permission from copyright holders. Public domain material may be used without restriction— but be sure the material is in the public domain. Be sure to list your sources ( Staff & students). This is one of the requirements of the Fair Use provisions of copyright law.

8 Great General Collections for audio and video clips, photos (Gifs) - Nature. Streaming/download. - Very good stuff from Nova. Streaming/download. - Astonishing old clips, ads, ed films 3575F7242AC8BB1D 3575F7242AC8BB1D - United Streaming-also on Edie’s LMC webpage t.org - Great interviews, movies, text from living authors, scientists, scientists, etc. (See next page for list). Good (but small) video clips, interviews, pictures. A good source for contemporary voices and narratives.t.org - Used this program site to obtain a audio clip of an interview with Beverly Cleary to share with my 3rd grade lit group last year after we had finished reading Cleary’s Mitch and Amy. (Note: the audio clip is no longer on my desktop)

9 Reminder: However, these projects must stay within the school environment (classrooms, open house, conferences, etc.) and not be otherwise distributed—without securing permission from copyright holders.

10 Sites To Locate Citation Formats MLA Citation How To Do Research (elementary) Citation Maker (Print or Electronic) Note: All of these sites may be found on Edie’s LMC webpage under heading Research Help

11 So What Is It I Need To Know About Copyright ?

12 mmmmm…. Fair Use is in the law - you can look it up and read the Federal Code. Be careful and be in compliance. Remember-These projects must stay within the school environment (classrooms, open house, conferences, etc.) and not be otherwise distributed—(like a web presence on the internet) without securing permission from copyright holders. When in doubt, refer to your copyright folder, check the Hall Davidson Home page for updates, and/or ask your Library Media Specialist or CTIP( They will try to steer you right!!!!)

13 Bibliography Copyright Essentials for Librarians and Educators. Crews, Kenneth D. Chicago,IL. : American Library Association, EdTech Connect –“Media for Motivating Minds” Master List of Resource For Webinar, Jan.18( Inhand Necc document) LM_NET archive or FinditVa (search SLJ for Carrie Russell's columns)... Found on Edie’s LMC Webpage d= Slides adapted from copyright presentation given by Hall Davidson of KOCE-TV out of Huntington Beach, California at the 2005 NECC Conference held in Philadelphia, Pa.


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