Fair Use Week 2017 at Duke

This video highlights how fair use helped facilitate work created in a course at Duke University taught by Professor Karrie Stewart on Global Narratives of HIV/AIDS. Ryan Fitzgerald, one of the students in that course, is interviewed here to talk about how he used material from the Maria de Bruyn collection in Duke’s Rubenstein Library to create a new work commenting on the original.

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Fair Use and Copyright First Responders Infographic

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.

Fair Use Infographic: Teaching About Art

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.

http://www.cmsimpact.org/blog/fair-use/infographic-teaching-about-art-fair-use-week

Fair Use Infographic: How To Use Copyrighted Material in Your Work

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.

http://www.cmsimpact.org/blog/fair-use/how-use-copyrighted-material-your-work-fair-use-week

Fair Use at UMass

Celebrate Fair Use Week 2016! See how UMass Amherst Libraries uses fair use to make our collections freely available to the world.

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