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  • 1. Maria Crystal Martinez EDTC 6340.65


  • Mass digitization
  • Public domain
  • Orphan works
  • Materials on Internet
  • Copyright protection
  • Implied vs express licenses
  • Fair use
  • TEACH ACT 2002


  • It is an organization where they are developing tools to help find information in the public domain.


  • This organizations works to get the reasonable searches for copyright owners of different types of work (Harper, 2007).


  • Refers to the usage of information on that is in the internet and anyone can use it.
  • More information on the public domain,


  • Not enough information on owner and date of work.


  • The use of materials on the internet and copyright laws is unclear.
  • Assumption that its public domain.


  • Anything that is put onto the internet or computer has copyright protection automatically.


  • Implied
  • Expressed
  • The author of a work implies specific usage of the work. For example, limited time frame.
  • Detailed description of what the author allows the reader to have from their work.
  • Creative Commons license allows others to use or build onto the authors work.


  • The term fair use is hard to explain in the advancing world of the internet.
  • It does balance authors rights to reasonable compensation with the publics right to the ideas contained in copyrighted works (Harper, 2007).


  • What is infringement? The use of an authors work and duplicating their work without the consent or permission of the author.
  • The law or court can give a $150,000 fine if anyone were to use copyrighted work and would also be penalized if they did not know that they broke the law.


  • Law passed in 2002, which gave educators separate set of rights in addition to fair use, to display and perform others work in the classroom (Harper, 2007).
  • In addition the educators were now allowed to the same in distance education.


  • It is imperative that everyone get permission if needed from various sources such as the librarian and/or organizations such as the CCC.
  • Collective rights organizations
  • Copyright Clearance Center (CCC)
  • Foreign collectives
  • Image Archives
  • Music performance
  • Play rights
  • New Archives
  • Movies
  • Contacting the owner
  • Changed owner
  • Confirming authority of grant permission
  • Written permission
  • Difficulty identifying owner
  • Unidentifiable/unresponsive owner


  • Harper, George. (2007) The Copyright Crash Course. In University of Texas Libraries. Retrieved September 1, 2011, from .
  • Microsoft Clipart,
  • Public Domain, (2011).