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  • Images | University of Wisconsin Colleges
    LSS Contacts Instructor FAQs Student FAQs Library Contacts Staff Directory News Library Menu Resources Services Copyright Digital Millennium Copyright Act UW Colleges Copyright Policy 53 TEACH Act Open Access and Public Domain Creative Commons Fair Use Kinds of Content Books and Articles Course Packets DVDs and Videos E Reserves and D2L Images Music Photocopies Software Student Work Website Content and Permissions Resources and Tools Advisory Committee Contact About Us Contact Us Help News Kinds of Content Books and Articles Course Packets DVDs and Videos E Reserves and D2L Images Music Photocopies Software Student Work Website Content and Permissions Contact a Librarian Contact Information Chat is offline use Contact us Email LSS lss uwc edu You are here Home Library Home Copyright Kinds of Content Images Copyright also applies to the use of images photographs and artwork Databases such as ArtStor provide access to licensed images for educational purposes without violating copyright Other options for fair use such as the Creative Commons license are discussed in links below FAQs Can visual arts objects be copyrighted According to the Library of Congress copyright is automatically secured upon creation of any tangible work including digital or virtual materials Registration of the work at the Library of Congress is not necessary although there are advantages to registration see the United States Copyright Office for more information Circular 40 provides instructions on how to register a work of art at the U S Copyright Office Can virtual art be copyrighted Circular 40 lists the art forms protected by copyright which include holograms computer and laser artwork For creators of virtual art who wish to make their work available for mashups re mixing sharing and modifying the Creative Commons license provides several levels of copyright from which to choose Each of these requires that users of

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  • Music | University of Wisconsin Colleges
    and Public Domain Creative Commons Fair Use Kinds of Content Books and Articles Course Packets DVDs and Videos E Reserves and D2L Images Music Photocopies Software Student Work Website Content and Permissions Resources and Tools Advisory Committee Contact About Us Contact Us Help News Kinds of Content Books and Articles Course Packets DVDs and Videos E Reserves and D2L Images Music Photocopies Software Student Work Website Content and Permissions Contact a Librarian Contact Information Chat is offline use Contact us Email LSS lss uwc edu You are here Home Library Home Copyright Kinds of Content Music By law if a college uses copyrighted music in certain settings recorded music at a dance music at athletic events student radio stations etc they must be covered by a licensing agreements However there are certain circumstances in which a college is not required to pay for using copyrighted music The most common example would be music that is played or performed inside a classroom or similar place as part of the learning process Below is a very brief question and answer followed by links to websites concerning copyright law and music If your concerns are not addressed you are encouraged to contact your campus librarian FAQs We re making a video for a class project and want to use some popular songs as part of the soundtrack Do we need permission Students are allowed to use small portions of lawfully acquired copyrighted songs when producing an educational multimedia project for a specific course however no more than 10 or at the most 30 seconds of a copyrighted song may be incorporated as part of the project Is it legal to copy music for students out of various teaching method books and various other books It is not legal to make photocopies of copyrighted

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  • Photocopies | University of Wisconsin Colleges
    is offline use Contact us Email LSS lss uwc edu You are here Home Library Home Copyright Kinds of Content Photocopies Copyrighted materials may be photocopied without permission from or payment to the copyright owner if it is a fair use a doctrine recognized by American courts for nearly a century and a half whose principal purpose is to protect the public interest in the dissemination of knowledge This doctrine is endorsed in the text of the act which explicitly refers to the allowable reproduction of copyrighted works for purposes such as criticism comment news reporting teaching including multiple copies for classroom use scholarship or research FAQs Do I need to post a copyright notice above our photocopy machine A posted warning notice may protect the institution from penalties if the photocopier is used to violate copyright by unsupervised persons The form and its wording are provided below courtesy of Stanford University s copyright site NOTICE WARNING CONCERNING COPYRIGHT RESTRICTIONS The copyright law of the United States Title 17 United States Code governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material Under certain conditions specified in the law libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be used for any purpose other than private study scholarship or research If a user makes a request for or later uses a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of fair use that user may be liable for copyright infringement This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if in its judgment fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law I d like to photocopy the sections of the text we re going to use in class

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  • Software | University of Wisconsin Colleges
    Open Access and Public Domain Creative Commons Fair Use Kinds of Content Books and Articles Course Packets DVDs and Videos E Reserves and D2L Images Music Photocopies Software Student Work Website Content and Permissions Resources and Tools Advisory Committee Contact About Us Contact Us Help News Kinds of Content Books and Articles Course Packets DVDs and Videos E Reserves and D2L Images Music Photocopies Software Student Work Website Content and Permissions Contact a Librarian Contact Information Chat is offline use Contact us Email LSS lss uwc edu You are here Home Library Home Copyright Kinds of Content Software An often overlooked aspect of copyright relates to computer software Section V of the UW Colleges Computing and Networking Usage Guidelines strictly forbids the violation of copyrights and software license agreements on the part of students as well as faculty and staff The UW Colleges purchases software for use in its classrooms computer and science labs and faculty staff offices Software titles are licensed for use for college purposes only and the specific UW Colleges campus typically purchases enough licenses for a fixed number of workstations Students faculty and staff should assume that under no circumstances that software can be copied for personal use or for use on machines other than the computer of original installation Personal use copies of popular software and operating system licenses for both PC and Macintosh computers are available for UWC students faculty and staff at WiscSoftware Additional information about appropriate software use is available at the UWC IT appropriate use policy web page FAQs Can I make a copy of a copyrighted work and use the original as an archival copy How about back up copies of software For most software unless otherwise stated in the software license the only copy you can legally make is

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  • Student Work | University of Wisconsin Colleges
    Policies Committee Lists UWC Library Council Contact Us Help LSS Contacts Instructor FAQs Student FAQs Library Contacts Staff Directory News Library Menu Resources Services Copyright Digital Millennium Copyright Act UW Colleges Copyright Policy 53 TEACH Act Open Access and Public Domain Creative Commons Fair Use Kinds of Content Books and Articles Course Packets DVDs and Videos E Reserves and D2L Images Music Photocopies Software Student Work Website Content and Permissions Resources and Tools Advisory Committee Contact About Us Contact Us Help News Kinds of Content Books and Articles Course Packets DVDs and Videos E Reserves and D2L Images Music Photocopies Software Student Work Website Content and Permissions Contact a Librarian Contact Information Chat is offline use Contact us Email LSS lss uwc edu You are here Home Library Home Copyright Kinds of Content Student Work Students work is also covered by copyright Professors who wish to reuse or reproduce student work in any way will find the following FAQs helpful FAQs Can I place student papers on reserve in the library to use as examples of excellent work Works created by students are protected by copyright Instructors should get permission before publishing uploading to a website or using student work as a model for other classes The University of Connecticut Libraries provide links to sample permission letters and forms Some of my samples were written by students who have left the UW Colleges Can I just black out the names so that the content is presented anonymously Not according to Central Michigan University Permission is still necessary Is it a violation of copyright for me to require that students submit their work to a site that checks for plagiarism In 2009 the 4th U S Circuit Court of Appeals decided that use of an online plagiarism service qualified as Fair

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  • Website Content and Permissions | University of Wisconsin Colleges
    education is being asked to determine how copyright protections apply in a time where creative works are widely available online and the technology to access such material continues to improve In general one should treat electronic information with the same consideration as print audiovisual or other information when it comes to copyright However there are some unique qualities about electronic information that stretch the boundaries of the 1976 copyright law which was designed more for the print environment That is why Congress passed the Digital Millennium Copyright Act PL 105 304 which updates the law to deal with several important issues in the digital environment This was signed into law by the president on October 28 1998 For an overview of this new legislation see the Digital Millennium Copyright Act Overview published by the UCLA Online Institute for Cyberspace Law and Policy Below is a very brief question and answer followed by links to websites concerning copyright law and website content and permissions If your concerns are not addressed you are encouraged to contact your campus librarian FAQs for Internet Copyright Does copyright apply to Internet materials Yes Copyright laws are applicable to any original work fixed in a tangible form no matter what the medium is Print analog and digital materials are all protected by copyright The assumption must be made that the Web site is an original work of authorship which is fixed in HTML coding and is therefore automatically protected by copyright Further all of the exclusive rights granted to a copyright owner apply to the owners of web pages When I visit a Web page it is copied and stored in my computer s Random Access Memory RAM and my browser also makes a copy so I can return to the site faster if indeed I visit it again Is this sufficient to trigger the copyright statute No because of Implied Consent Legal scholars argue that that anyone who posts content on the Internet expects people to visit their site They know that visitors PCs will make copies in the process and the Web site host grants visitors an implied license or permission to make those copies Am I allowed to post an article from a journal on my faculty webpage for students in my class to access and download Would this fall under Fair Use If the article is not your own work posting it on the Internet for anybody to acces will infringe infringe the copyright of the author The best way to qualify for Fair Use when you want to post other people s work online is to use a password protected Web site where only the students enrolled in a class may view the copy In general what are the rules that I should abide by when I am creating a web page What can and what can t I do When creating a Web page you CAN Link to other Web sites However some individuals and organizations have specific requirements when

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  • Resources and Tools | University of Wisconsin Colleges
    Contact About Us Campus Policies Committee Lists UWC Library Council Contact Us Help LSS Contacts Instructor FAQs Student FAQs Library Contacts Staff Directory News Library Menu Resources Services Copyright Digital Millennium Copyright Act UW Colleges Copyright Policy 53 TEACH Act Open Access and Public Domain Creative Commons Fair Use Kinds of Content Resources and Tools Advisory Committee Contact About Us Contact Us Help News Copyright Digital Millennium Copyright Act UW Colleges Copyright Policy 53 TEACH Act Open Access and Public Domain Creative Commons Fair Use Kinds of Content Resources and Tools Advisory Committee Contact Contact a Librarian Contact Information Chat is offline use Contact us Email LSS lss uwc edu You are here Home Library Home Copyright Resources and Tools This page provides a convenient list of some of the most helpful websites available Many of the best known and most thorough university sites are included There are sections for faculty and staff and for students Explore these sites to become familiar with the copyright issues that often arise in academic work and how to resolve them UW Colleges Library Support Services Copyright Links Page The University of Wisconsin Office of General Counsel primer on copyright law Basic Copyright University of Michigan s copyright basics a good place to start How much do you know about academic copyright Take this quiz University of Georgia s copyright page easy to read general overview of the law and practice Stanford University s copyright page that deals in depth with Fair Use issues University of Minnesota s page on what is and is not in the public domain Association of Research Libraries copyright resource page USA law and practice straight from the source USA Copyright Act Copyright and higher education from University of North Carolina Cornell University s copyright education course free and

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  • Advisory Committee | University of Wisconsin Colleges
    News Library Menu Resources Services Copyright Digital Millennium Copyright Act UW Colleges Copyright Policy 53 TEACH Act Open Access and Public Domain Creative Commons Fair Use Kinds of Content Resources and Tools Advisory Committee Contact About Us Contact Us Help News Copyright Digital Millennium Copyright Act UW Colleges Copyright Policy 53 TEACH Act Open Access and Public Domain Creative Commons Fair Use Kinds of Content Resources and Tools Advisory Committee Contact Contact a Librarian Contact Information Chat is offline use Contact us Email LSS lss uwc edu You are here Home Library Home Copyright Advisory Committee The UW Colleges Copyright Advisory Committee was appointed by the provost in July 2011 to advise students faculty and staff on a variety of issues related to copyright and its application within the UW Colleges An executive subcommittee of the Advisory Committee serves as liaison between the UW Colleges and the UW System Office of General Counsel in Madison on questions of copyright The following executive subcommittee members also serve as the institutional copyright officer Michael Pierick Assistant Dean for Administrative Services UW Rock County Scott Silet Library Director UW Waukesha Beth Webb Academic Librarian UW Rock County UW Colleges Libraries 3 staggered three year terms nominated by Library Council Executive Committee Three year term starting 2014 2017 Peggy Turnbull Academic Librarian UW Manitowoc Three year term starting 2015 2018 Cheryl Nessman Director LSS Three year term starting 2015 2018 Lee Wagner Academic Librarian UW Washington County UW Colleges Senate 1 two year term nominated by Senate Steering Committee Two year term starting UW Colleges IT Support Services 1 three year term nominated by Assistant Vice Chancellor for Information Technology Three year term starting UW Colleges Online 1 three year term nominated by Director of Distance Education Initial one year term starting 2011 2012

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