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  • 1. Copyright and Online Learning Environments Rafia Mirza Digital Humanities Librarian Josephine Murdock Reserves Manager Lydia Pyburn Off-Campus Services Librarian 2/26/20141

2. Copyrighted Materials Materials found on the Open Web Public Domain Fair Use Linking Creative Commons Licensed Materials (in our Library) Materials found though Library Resources (catalog, databases, etc.) Types of Materials Materials that can be accessed by a single user at a time vs. materials than can be accessed by multiple users at a time Audiovisual materials Linking Reserves 2/26/20142 3. Copyright is a form of protection grounded in the U.S. Constitution and granted by law for original works of authorship fixed in a tangible medium of expression. Copyright covers both published and unpublished works. via Image via 4. Copyright All Rights are Reserved o This means you must ask for permission for any use not covered by Fair Use o Without the copyright holder's permission, the work cannot be Used Adapted Copied Published ModifiedImage via Cory Doctorow 5. Public Domain o The public domain consists of works that were: o Created before 1923 12 Years a Slave (published 1853) o Some works after 1923 may be in the public domain, this is determined on a case by case basis o Works by the United States Government are considered public domainImage via NASA 6. Fair UseImage via Eric J Heels 7. Fair Use Section 107 [of copyright law] contains a list of the various purposes for which the reproduction of a particular work may be considered fair, such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Section 107 also sets out four factors to be considered in determining whether or not a particular use is fair. o The purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes o The nature of the copyrighted work o The amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole o The effect of the use upon the potential market for, or value of, the copyrighted work. Via U.S. Copyright Office tml2/26/20147 8. LinkingImage Via Preston Digital Archives 9. Creative CommonsImage via 10. Creative CommonsImage via Jan Slangen 11. Licensed Materials (in our Library) License agreement o A contract between two or more parties stipulating permission to use materials for a specific period and cost. You can use licensed electronic materials in your classes o Articles o Ebooks o Audiovisual materials 2/26/201411 12. Articles in PDF format2/26/201412 13. eBooks2/26/201413 14. Audiovisual materials Databases o Naxos Music Library or Ambrose Streaming Video Streaming o We can get streaming rights for online classes, but advance notice is required o Even if the library owns the physical DVDs, you will need to contact us in advance so we can make sure we have streaming rights2/26/201414 15. Linking If allowed by our licensing agreements you may link to our online articles o Permalinks versus Dynamic links2/26/201415 16. Reserves Another Course Management System o Materials for Print Reserves o Scan and upload PDF files for E-Reserves o Link to online articles o Permanent Links versus Dynamic Links Reserves Copyright Guidelines Copyright Guidelines for Posting Documents to Blackboard 2/26/201416 17., East Corridor2/26/201417 18. Presenters Rafia Mirza Digital Humanities Librarian Josephine Murdock Reserves Manager Lydia Pyburn Off-Campus Services Librarian llpyburn@uta.eduThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.2/26/201418