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Library and E-reserves : SVSU Zahnow Library: Copyright and Instruction

Policies and procedures for creating and maintaining library-based course reserves and Canvas-based E-reserves. Guide authors: Thom Zantow and Heather Hillaker

Teaching and Copyright

Know Your
Copy Rights

Legal Status of Work To Be Used
from Association of Research Libraries 
 

Proposed Use

Exhibit materials  in a live classroom 

Post materials to an online class

Distribute readings

Create electronic reserves

Works Not Copyrighted

Public domain works
(US Govt. and pre-1923 works, and certain other works)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Copyrighted Works

Your Own Works
(if you kept copyright or reserved use rights)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Open Access Works
(works available online without license,  password, or technical restrictions)

Yes

Link

Link

Link

Electronic Works Licensed by Your Institution
(depends on license, but usually permitted)

Yes

Link

Link
(Most licenses also allow students to make an individual copy.)

Link

Electronic Works with a Creative Commons  License
(depends on license, but usually permitted; if not, LINK)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Other Works
(when none of above apply)

Yes

Yes
if meets either TEACH Act or Fair Use standards. If not, LINK or seek permission.

Yes
if meets Fair Use standards. If not, LINK or seek permission.

Yes
if meets Fair Use standards. If not, LINK or seek permission.

"The Know Your Copy Rights brochure is © 2007 Association of Research Libraries and is available for your re-use under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.5/)."

And, introducing a new player in the copyright arena: the Center for Copyright Information
- ISP Copyright Alert System Memorandum of Understanding 

Links to other copyright and instruction pages