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Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Fair Use & Case Law
Getting Permission / Risks of Infringement
Illegal Downloading Notices
Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Computing
Services for Online Faculty
Video Based on a True Story
Webinar: Applying Copyright in Online Learning Environments
Work for Hire
At A Glance
HVCC Copyright Compliance
helps one determine: is it covered by copyright?
Digital Copyright Slider
is a quick guide to copyright questions.
Exceptions for Instructors eTool
assists instructors in determining fair use of copyrighted works.
Fair Use Evaluator
assists the user in better understanding how to determine the "fairness" of a use under the U.S. Copyright Code.
Section 108 Spinner
helps one make determinations about whether reproductions by libraries, archives, and museums can be made for educational or preservation use without the permission of the copyright holder.
ALA Office for Information Technology Policy
Who Owns the Copyright?
creator of a new work
is the copyright owner.
Two or more authors wor
king together may be joint copyright owners.
The copyright owner of a
work made for hire
is the employer.
Copyrights may be
by means of a
signed by the copyright owner.
are important for clarifying or sharing rights to new works, but these policies must adhere to legal requirements.
Copyrightable Materials Can Include:
(can range from novels to computer programs)
Musical works and
Dramatic works an
d accompanying music
Pictorial, graphic & sculptural works
Works Without Copyright Protection
Ideas and facts
Works of the
(works created by state or local gov't. may be protected.)
Once a copyright has expired, the work is no longer protected by copyright law and enters the
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