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By Carol Ann Simpson, Christine Weiser

Everything the college administrator must comprehend to stick felony and in compliance with copyright law!

• Written via a widely known specialist within the box of copyright legislations and schools

• Succinctly prepared to permit you to respond to your entire copyright questions quickly

• present, up to date, and obviously written so that you shouldn't have to ask yourself what's felony and what's not

• contains a word list of phrases and an easy-to-use index

This ready-reference advisor for faculty directors is brief, to-the-point, and factual. It encompasses a word list to outline phrases like Public functionality and an index to assist the administrator quick locate info as needed.

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Fair use is a defense applied in court to a charge of infringement. When a court considers a claim of fair use, it considers both the rights of the user and the rights of the author. The burden of proving fair use falls to the educator using the material, so thorough knowledge of copyright law and associated guidelines is essential for anyone using copyrighted works. As there is seldom a clear-cut fair use situation, it is incumbent upon the educator to know the conditions under which one may claim fair use.

See off-air taping guidelines section). While you needn’t demand receipts from students and teachers, a cautious approach would dictate that outside videos be accompanied by a statement from the owner verifying ownership. Should the copy later be determined to be fraudulent, the school administrator then has a solid case she had no knowledge that the tape was in violation. 5. Face-to-face teaching activities This factor of AV fair use is generally the most difficult to meet because this is where Congress states that they expect to see the direct teach piece in the analysis.

As a matter of practicality, the less you use, the better. If you want to use a short paragraph from a large Tom Clancy novel as an example of a metaphor, you are probably okay with that. However, if you want to use a haiku, you are going to be using all of it. Any time you use most or all of something, there will be questions about this factor. Essence of the work The term “essence of the work” is often tossed about when discussing how much one may use under Factor 3. This term is used to explain a short segment of a work that embodies the spirit of an entire work.

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