The Direction of Fair Use for Education: New Law and New Possibilities*
Date: July 12, 2012
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET (UTC-4); convert to your time zone
Moderator: Marc Hoit, Vice Chancellor and CIO, North Carolina State University
Speaker: Kenneth D. Crews, Director, Copyright Advisory Office, Columbia University Libraries, and faculty member at Columbia Law School and Munich Intellectual Property Law Center
* Please note: After 38 minutes, the audio is choppy. The remaining audio can be heard by viewing the .wav file in the archive.
Copyright and fair use has long been a critical element of innovative technologies. On campus, we steadily create new works and use existing ones—and nearly all of them are automatically protected under copyright law. Effective management of our own rights and proper exercise of fair use is the key to successful development of creative educational programs. In recent years, however, the stakes have gotten higher, and some conflicts over copyright have gone to court. This webinar will examine a few recent court cases involving fair use as applied to video streaming and digital books. It will focus chiefly on a court decision handed down in May 2012 regarding the digitizing of copyrighted books at Georgia State University for electronic reserves and for student use through course management systems.
Related EDUCAUSE Resources
- Fair Use in Education and Research, Columbia University Libraries/Information Services Copyright Advisory Office
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