fair use

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/Fair Dealing Week 2016 Highlights Balance in Copyright System

*Cross-posted from ARL News*

On February 22–26, 136 organizations and numerous individuals participated in Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2016, an annual celebration of the important—and flexible—doctrines of fair use and fair dealing. This year’s event was organized by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and participants included universities, libraries, library associations, and many other organizations, such as Creative Commons, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Public Knowledge, the R Street Institute, Re:Create, and Wikimedia.

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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/Fair Dealing Week Brand Guide and Logos

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 below.

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