In this guide, you will find links to great resources for materials you can safely use in your online courses, and tools you can use to help better determine your fair use rights for copyrighted materials. For example, linking library database resources, resources available in public domain, and resources available through Creative Commons licenses.
Table of contents for this guide's tabs
Definition for copyright and links to information, tools, articles and electronic books from library databases, and legal documents and court cases.
· Fair Use
Definition for fair use and links to information, tools, articles and electronic books from library databases, and legal documents and court cases.
Resources that have Creative Commons licenses that permit use often without having to seek permission.
· Public Domain
Information about public domain and links to resources in the public domain that may be used without copyright restrictions.
· Intellectual Property
Links to the TBR intellectual property policy, AAUP sample policy, and access RSS feed Tennessee intellectual property court cases.
· Best Practices
Links to the TBR intellectual property policy, AAUP sample policy, and access RSS feed of Tennessee intellectual property court cases.
Definition of terms used in copyright discussions.
Short answers to common questions about copyright.
CMS: Content Management System and Article Links
Remix Culture: Fair Use is Your Friend
"Making new stuff from existing stuff"
This video blends uses of copyrighted materials and explanations from a law professor.
"There is a ton of new creativity in the user generated space, and much of it builds on unauthorized uses of copyrighted material."
At the end of this video, the question is asked: "What's fair?"