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An Interactive Guide to Using Copyrighted Material in Your Courses

An Interactive Guide to Using Copyrighted Material in Your Courses

"This is a free, narrated interactive guide to help faculty determine the appropriate copyright guidelines they must follow to use different types of copyright protected media in their classes."  The guide will help faculty members 1) decide whether or not they can use specific copyrighted media in their courses without asking perminssion, and 2) find answers to questions about finding and using copyrighted materials. "Baruch’s online guide begins with background information on copyrighted material, presented by a computer-animated middle-age man. Instructors can then click through the system’s “Copyright Metro,” which gives step-by-step verbal and written instructions on determining what materials can be used in courses legally. There are three “metro lines” that can be taken, depending on... Show More
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Chinmayee Bhange
Chinmayee Bhange (Librarian)
6 years ago

This is a great tutorial on the basics and fair use of copyrighted material.  It would be of good use to both the faculty and students who are research-oriented.

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