Copyright and You
Copyright and You
Keep COPYRIGHT Issues in Mind When . . .
- you select materials for use in your course website or class
Consider what is "fair use" (and what is not) in the classroom and on your website.
- Guidelines for Classroom Copying of Books and Periodicals - University of Texas
- Guidelines for the Inclusion of Copyrighted Materials on Course Web Pages - Cornell University
- you compile a Course Pack . . .
You may find it useful to work through a service (such as XanEdu's Digital and Print Publishing Services for Faculty), which, for a fee, will find the articles you need and handle payment of royalties.
Questions? Contact Douglas Carlsen, Director of the Book Store, Reid Campus Center, x5274.
- wish to place class materials on library reserve.
Consult with Bill Huntington, Circulation Supervisor, Penrose Library, x5192.
- incorporate films and video (including off-air tapings) in your
Consider what is "fair use" of films and video for instruction and what is a "public performance." Don't assume that if a videotape has been purchased by the institution, its okay to show it anywhere on campus to any group. For information and discussion, see
- Performance Rights for Copyrighted Videorecordings - State of Wisconsin
- Video and Copyright - American Library Association
- Frequently Asked Film and Video Copyright Questions - UC Berkeley
Further questions on video/film showings? Contact Conferences and Events, x5251; or Andrea Ramirez, Director of Student Activities, x5367.
General Information on Copyright and Intellectual Property issues:
- Copyright Information - Whitman College
- Crash Course in Copyright - University of Texas
- Law about Copyright: an overview - Cornell University
For futher question or comments, please contact Keiko Pitter at x5748.