Copyright and Fair Use Notes

The Definition of Copyright

It provides you with the contol over how that material you created can be used by other. An example is created an image and someone took your image and published it as there work.

Definition of Fair Use

It means provision of the copyright statute allows for the reproduction of parts of copy rihted mateials without permission of the copyright owner.

give the fair user rules for media, text, music, songs, and lyrics and photograph

1.) Motion Media

a. Up to 10% or 3 minutes, whichever is less, of the total piece.

2.) Text

a. Up to 10% or 1000 words, whichever is less of the total piece of text material.

b. An entire poem of less than 250 words may be used, but no more than three poems by one poet, or five poems by different poets from any anthology may be used.

c. For poems of greater length, 250 words may be used but no more than three excerpts by a poet, or five excerpts by different poets from a single anthology may be used.

3.) Music, Lyrics, and Music Video

a. Up to 10% but in no event more than 30 seconds, of the music and lyrics from an individual musical work

4.) Illustrations and Photography

a. photograph or illustration may be used in its but no more than images by an artist or photographer

b. When using photographs and illustrations from a published collective work, not more than 10% or 15 images, whichever is less, may be reproduced or otherwise incorporated as part of an educational multimedia project