Fair Use in the Classroom
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Title: Fair Use in the Classroom
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Creator: Ross, Christine
Abstract: Presentation invited by the Center for Reading and Writing for new teaching assistants (graduate students) on fair use in teaching.
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Fair Use in the Classroom Christine Ross Associate University Library Scholarly Communications George A. Smathers Libraries


Copyright Defined and Explained o Print articles, books, newspapers, sheet music o Non Print software, movies, photos, sculpture o Internet blogs, podcasts, web pages Bundle of Rights reproduce, copy, distribute, publicly perform, create derivatives, publicly display Exceptions o Public Domain works of federal government; pre 1923 works; the Internet is not Public Domain! o Non Copyrightable Works facts, ideas o Performance or Display in Teaching (Classroom and Online) Face to Face Teaching display or perform works Online Teaching limitations; reasonable and limited portions of AV works o Fair Use


What is Fair Use? Exemption from the exclusive rights of a copyright holder Educational Use Tips Balance in Favor of Fair Use


Four Factors of Fair Use Exclusive Rights Fair Use Exclusive Rights Fair Use Exclusive Rights Fair Use Exclusive Rights Fair Use Purpose and Character of the Use Amount of Work Used Nature of the Work Effect on the Market No single factor is determinative rather, the factors in aggregate should weigh toward fairness


Using Copyrighted Works: Print In Class Online May photocopy reasonable quantities of print works for distribution in class guidelines are NOT the law May include quotes in lecture slides Use freely public domain, open access, creative commons Use a link to the work whenever possible o URLs not copyrighted o License/contract restrictions If posting copies of a work, must restrict to students in course and remove at end of the course Use freely public domain, open access, creative commons


Using Copyrighted Works: Non Print In Class Online May perform or display entire works in a face to face teaching setting. o Network television recording rules must be viewed within 10 days; cannot delete out commercials (cable or satellite check with channel) o o Do not burn copies for students! May embed short clips into lecture slides Be wary of YouTube (or any potentially illegal copy) Consider open works and public domain works Only reasonable and limited portions of dramatic works (e.g. movies) may be digitized and streamed must be on secure site, limited to students in course Link to free, legal streaming content or encourage students to make use of legal streaming services


Using Copyrighted Works: Internet In Class Online Content found online is also protected by copyright evaluate same as any other print or non print work Be wary of copying images or video are the originals legal copies? Utilize creative commons or public domain works Can always share links beware of deep linking Be wary of infringing content what is already illegal Utilize creative commons or public domain works


Additional Considerations Using Student Created works students own copyright in their works and must secure their permission before reusing or posting online Instructional materials UF may have a property interest in these Policy: www.research.ufl.edu/otl/pdf/ipp.pdf o equipment, materials, or technological information, and includes such support provided by other public or private organizations when it is arranged, administered, or controlled by the University. Development of online courses utilizes many University resources included within definition of Thus, copyright in online courses held by University http://www.generalcounsel.ufl.edu/faq/Copyright.pdf o Page 7 employment. In general and unless some other arrangement has been made, the discipline in which the creator is engaged by the University or is made with the use of


Questions? Contact Information: o Christine Ross, christine.ross@ufl.edu 273 2710 o Twitter: campuscopyright & UFScholComm o Blog: http://campuscopyright.wordpress.com