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Copyright Workshop Copyright Workshop SEX, LIES, and LIBRARIES (Copyright Issues in Academic Libraries) Rosemary A. Chase Copyright Officer George Mason University Libraries 2003
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Copyright Workshop Copyright Workshop Course Reserves, ILL, Electronic Resources and Academic Libraries What’s Fair Use? & What’s Not?
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Presume Presume EVERYTHING EVERYTHING IS OWNED IS OWNED [copyrighted, patented, [copyrighted, patented, trademarked] trademarked] by someone. by someone.
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Only the Only the owner owner can can copy copy distribute distribute perform perform display display or or make a derivative make a derivative work. work.
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FAIR USE” FAIR USE” LETS YOU USE LETS YOU USE OTHERS’ WORKS… OTHERS’ WORKS…
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BUT NOT BUT NOT VERY MUCH, VERY MUCH, AND AND NOT NOT FOR VERY LONG. FOR VERY LONG.
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What is Copyright? What is Copyright? Copyright laws grant exclusive rights to the owners of an original work such as: Literary… musical… artistic… A set of EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS
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Basis for Copyright Basis for Copyright A little history… A little history… “To every cow, her calf.” An Irish king in settling property rights in a manuscript. In the mid - 15 th century with the invention of the printing press, laws were passed in London to control the presses – and what was printed – Authors lose rights at first printing…
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Basis for Copyright Basis for Copyright A little more history… A little more history… By 1694, these same printing institutions wanted Parliament to grant them rights in perpetuity…so, between the 16 th and 17 th centuries, controlling print content became control of printing.
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Basis for U.S. Copyright Basis for U.S. Copyright In the early 18 th century, authors are again considered – They are given a 14 year exclusive term and the opportunity to renew for an additional 14 years, if they are still living Statute of Anne: 1710 Model for U.S. Constitution, Article 1, Section 8.
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Basis for Copyright Basis for Copyright Constitution, Article I, Section 8: Constitution, Article I, Section 8: “The Congress shall have Power…To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Time to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries.” Title 17 of U.S. Code - Federal Copyright Law
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Copyright. .. Copyright. .. Work Must Be: Original expression Fixed in a tangible form Begins: At the moment original work is fixed Example: lecture notes, email letters, family photos, family letters, letters to the editor! Anything saved to a disk…
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Non-Protected Works Non-Protected Works - - Cannot be Copyrighted Cannot be Copyrighted Facts Titles Names Short Phrases Ideas
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Public Domain Public Domain Federal Government Works Non-Protected Works Lost Copyright Expired Copyright Abandoned Works
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Copyright may be registered © Notice may be placed on work Neither are required in order to be protected
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