2 What does Copyright mean? Copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States to the creators of “original works of authorship”*Copyright laws give the owners of the copyright exclusive control of their work*U.S. Copyright Office –
3 What does Fair Use mean?That students and teachers may incorporate portions of lawfully acquired copyrighted works when producing their own educational multimedia projects for a specific course.
4 Works that can be Copyrighted Literary worksMusical works (words and music)Dramatic worksPantomimes and choreographyMotion picturesSound recordingsArchitectural worksPictorial worksGraphic worksSculpturesCopyright takes place at the moment of creation
5 Works that cannot be Copyrighted TitlesNamesShort phrases and slogansFamiliar symbols/ designsListings of ingredientsIdeasHeight/ weight chartsTape measures/ rulersLists or tables from common sourcesProceduresMethodsSystemsProcessesDiscoveriesDevicesConceptsPrinciplesStandard calendars
6 Fair Use CriteriaQuantityTimeCopyingDistribution
7 Quantity Limitations Text Material Up to 10% or 1000 words, whichever is less, of a single, copyrighted workUp to 250 words of poetry, but limited to no more than 3 poems by one poet or 5 poems by different poets from any single anthology
8 Quantity Limitations Music, Lyrics and Music Video Up to 10% or 30 seconds, whichever is lessPhotographs and IllustrationsImage may be used in its entiretyNo more than 5 images by an artist or photographerNot more than 10% or 15 images, whichever is less, from a single published collected work
9 Quantity Limitations Video Database Information Up to 10 % or 3 minutes, whichever is less, of a single copyrighted motion media workDatabase InformationUp to 10 % or 2,500 fields or cell entries, whichever is less.
10 Time Limitations Students May perform and display their own projects in the course for which they were createdMay retain them in their own portfolios as examples of their academic work for later personal uses such as job and school interviews
11 Copying and Distribution Limitations Including the original, only a limited number of copies may be made of a projectOne use copyOne on reserve in case of theft, loss or damageFor jointly created projects, each principal creator may retain a copy
12 Common Violations of Copyright Using an entire song for a school related performance or projectShowing a movie to a group without permissionUsing more than the allowed portion for Fair UseNot crediting the source even when following Fair Use guidelines
13 Student Responsibilities Seek permissionCredit sourcesSchool web sites:Use only items for which you have received permissionDisplay the copyright notice