Movie Clips and Copyright
Article from Inside Higher Education which explains the new rulings by the Copyright Office which allow professors to break the encryption on DVDs to show clips in their physical or online classes. Also allows all professors, as well as media studies students, to break encryption in order to incorporate clips into documentary films and non-commercial video. Read the entire article for a fuller explanation.
May 16, 2008
Educational Fair Use Today
An Association of Research Libraries (ARL) white paper by Jonathan Band, JD. which analyzes recent court decisions concerning fair use.
April 7, 2008
The Section 108 Study Group Report
The section 108 Study Group was convened to reconsider section 108, which deals primarily with copying done by libraries, in light of current digital technology. .
Report: Will Fair Use Survive? Free Expression in the Age of Copyright Control By Marjorie Heins and Tricia Beckles, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, Free Expression Policy Project, December 2005. The complete report may be found at http://www.fepproject.org/policyreports/WillFairUseSurvive.pdf
Publishers Sue Copy Shops for Alleged Infringement, by Doug Lederman, Inside Higher Ed, November 16, 2005.
Between What’s Right and What’s Easy (On the relationship between Blackboard's course management system and the Copyright Clearance Center), by Tarleton Gillespie, Inside Higher Ed, October 21, 2005.
Shrink-Wrap Contracts 'Booked': Publishers Stretch Software-Type Licensing to Ink-on-Paper Products, by G. M. Filisko, ABA Journal Report, July 29, 2005.
July 29, 2005
Whose Work Is It, Anyway? (Orphan Works), by Scott Carlson, Chronicle of Higher Education, July 29, 2005
Publishers' Group Asks Google to Stop Scanning Copyrighted Works for 6 Months, by Jeffrey R. Young, Chronicle of Higher Education, June 21, 2005.
Copyright Clearances: Navigating the TEACH Act. By K. Matthew Dames, ONLINE, March/April, 2005
NIH Proposes Free Access For Public to Research Data. By Rick Weiss, Washington Post, September 6, 2004
Bill proposed to strengthen copyright laws: 'Induce Act' could create consequences for universities. By David Kassabian, Daily Texan Online, August 2, 2004
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students at the College of DuPage about copyright and to provide guidelines
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