Fair use provisions of the copyright law allow use of copyrighted materials on a limited basis for specific purposes without requiring the permission of the copyright holder. This infographic, made by Harvard Library’s Copyright First Responders, details the current state of the law, including the four factors, transformative uses, and cases for reference which are linked to openly licensed resources.
This infographic, created for Fair Use Week 2017, refutes 10 popular misperceptions about fair use.
The College Art Association teamed up the CMSI to simply the approach to the principles found within the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts. Today we take a closer look at Principle Two: Teaching About Art.
In an academic setting, teachers often use reproductions or copyrighted images to enhance the classroom experience. Though copyright exemptions exists for educational purposes, teachers still find themselves weary about the images they can include. Especially if they are working with technology that extends beyond the limits of the classroom.
Don’t shy away from using copyrighted material while making art. The Code of Best Practices for the Visual Arts explains how under section Three: Making Art. The Code launched in February of 2015, a year later artists across the board have applied fair use in their works. You can too! Follow the infographic to find out more. Stay tuned the rest of the week for more options.
Blog by Maria Scheid, Rights Management Specialist, Copyright Resources Center at the Ohio State University.
The recently-launched Georgia Tech Library Copyright and Fair Use Web site offers a host of information for both budding and expert creators and users of copyrighted materials.
This UCLA infographic has examples of creators whose famous works were inspired by other sources. In each case, was the creator’s use fair or foul?
Gerald Beasley, Vice-Provost and Chief Librarian at the University of Alberta, discusses the purpose of copyright legislation.
Celebrate Fair Use Week 2016! See how UMass Amherst Libraries uses fair use to make our collections freely available to the world.