Copyright


iTunes U - Professional Development Center
Daniel A. Reed Library
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063

What about copyright? Where can I get information
on what I can and can't use
in the classroom? 
Where can I find non-copyrighted
music?
 

Where do I find non-copyrighted
video material to use in my
video? 


What about Copyright?

This is extremely important. You can NOT use any copyright protected images, audio, or video in iTunes U. Using material that is copyright protected can result in the shutdown of our entire iTunes U area. If you have questions about content, please ask before you post. All questions can be asked through FredQuest.
You can find images for presentations and podcasts at the Flickr Creative Commons website. Just be sure to follow the correct attribution license requirements.

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Where can I get information on what I can and can’t use in the classroom?

For information you can visit one of the following sites:  

http://www.umuc.edu/library/copy.shtml
http://fairuse.stanford.edu/Copyright_and_Fair_Use_Overview/chapter7/      
http://fairuse.stanford.edu/Copyright_and_Fair_Use_Overview/chapter9/
http://www.educause.edu/node/645/tid/31236?time=1286894597
http://www.utsystem.edu/ogc/intellectualproperty/teachact.htm

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Where can I find non-copyrighted music?

There are some sites where you can find music to use. These sites generally just ask that credit be given. Four sites for music are:
            www.creativecommons.org
            www.newgrounds.com
            www.jamendo.com/en/
            http://incompetech.com/m/c/royalty-free/

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Where do I find non-copyrighted video material to use in my video?
 
www.creativecommons.org also has some video that you can use. Like the music you are asked to give credit to the author

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