Watch Fred von Lohmann explain how fair use enables everyday technologies, including ones that we take for granted.
Watch Kyle Courtney of Harvard Library talk about what Fair Use Week is, how fair use affects libraries, and Harvard’s Copyright First Responders Network.
The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries came out in January 2012, and ARL has been spreading the good news at events around the country ever since. In this series of video interviews, taped in October 2012, five dynamic leaders of ARL libraries describe how they are using the Code to inform new approaches to questions of copyright and fair use.
Copyright lawyer Jonathan Band discusses the 2014 decision in the Authors Guild v. HathiTrust case and the implications for libraries.
American University law professors Peter Jaszi and Brandon Butler discuss the development and roll-out of the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries.
American University professors Peter Jaszi and Patricia Aufderheide discuss the development of the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries.
Originally posted at www.digitalinfolaw.com/blog.html
This week is Fair Use Week, an annual celebration of the doctrines of fair use under U.S. law and fair dealing under the laws of many other nations. Both provide limitations on, or exceptions to, a copyright owner’s rights that allow others to use protected works without first obtaining permission.
I am going to take this opportunity to point out the role of fair use to a free, democratic society. If you haven’t thought of this connection before, I hope you will take a few minutes to do so.
The Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week logos or word marks should not be used to imply or suggest endorsement of any product or service not approved by the coordinators of Fair Use Week. Please follow the specifications provided in the Fair Use Brand Guide (PDF) when implementing the Fair Use Week logo or word mark.
Official image files of the Fair Use Week logo and Fair Dealing Week logo are available for download.