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deZavala Middle School Library: Copyright for Educators

Copyright Use for Educators

Copyright Basics for Educators

This video helps teachers understand the basics of copyright, fair use, public domain, and open licensing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9H6Ksp36q0

 

The Educator's Guide to Creativity & Copyright

 

This video helps teachers understand the basics of copyright, fair use, public domain, and open licensing.

For more information on this topic, read the open textbook chapter:

https://www.connectsafely.org/copyright/

 

Frequent Questions and Answers

A. No, this violates the terms of service contract you agreed to when signing up for membership.

A. Yes, but with the following conditions: 1. You can not publish it to a public site. 2. You must remove it as soon as you are finished with the lesson. 3. You can not make money off of it (such as Teachers Pay Teachers).

A. No, this violates the brevity condition of fair use.

A. No, you may not change the format of the work. (another example: making a sound recording of a book for a student when it is available in audio format).

A. No, this is copyright infringement because it involves the entire work.

A. No, you can never copy items intended to be consumable.

A. Yes as long as it’s for educational purposes and it is not shared publicly.

A. Yes, as long as it applies to the fair use rule.