Copyright & Fair Use
*Books: An entire book cannot legally be copied/printed. Rule is 10% or one chapter (whichever is greater)
*Images: Must have permission, be free domain and/or meet the fair use test.
*Media: Up to 10% of the total item of 3-minutes of motion media, whichever is less. Includes attribution.
*Music: Up to 10% of the total work, but no more than 30 seconds of the music or lyrics. Best to use one of the free license sites from Creative Commons.
* Creative Commons Best Practices for Attribution
* WikiHow: Easy to follow directions for giving credit to CC-licensed work
Fair Use 101
Fair Use consideration includes four factors:
*Purpose and character of use.
*Amount of work to be used.
*Nature of the work.
*Effect of any use on the market for the work.
Information for Teachers: http://youtu.be/judPw6EJqok
*CC Search for material you can share, use and remix.
*Wikimedia Commons: User created wiki that serves as a "media file repository." Each file is individually licensed by its contributor.
Copyright & Fair Use Resources for Teachers
- Student introduction of copyright using Disney characters: A Fair(y) Use Tale.
- Teaching Copyright: A website for teachers with curriculum resources, quizzes.
- PBS Learning Media: Digital classroom resources
- ALA's Fair Use Evaluator for determining copyright exceptions.
- Printable two-page pdf chart, Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers.
- The Center for Social Media's Copyright and Fair Use teaching resources and videos.