DO’S AND DON'TS OF

COPYRIGHTING
Naomi Jenkins Jon Gamble Newspaper I 1st Block

OBJECTIVES To inform you of the do’s when copyrighting To inform you of the don’ts of copyrighting And making sure you understand them .

BRIEF HISTORY  Copyright was invented after the arrival of the printing press in Britain. .  In America it began under the Copyright Act of 1976. The king of England and Scotland was concerned by the unregulated copyign of books and used royal prerogative to pass the Licensing Act of 1662 which established a register of licensed books and required a copy to be deposited with the StationersCompany.

. . commentary or news reporting are considered “fair use”. The Copyright Act says that short quotations for criticism.DO’S.  When you do research. .  Do familiarize yourself with the copyright law. You know. just to be safe.  But don’t let it take up most of YOUR work. Do summarize and use your own words.

DO’S.  i. material the was produced before 1923 and material without a copyright notice before 1977. .  Including federal government documents. iTunes.e. . use material under public domain. .  Do Do buy all media from a legitimate store and/or website.

When you see it. . .DO’S. . and structure of documents and not the facts themselves. DON’TS. .  Don’t ignore the copyright law.  Do use facts. The Copyright laws protects the form. combination. . a red flag should pop up in your head warning you.

word for word. You can only use copyrighted material if you have permission from the author to do so or if you make fair use of it. . . .  Don’t assume that if you credit the author you won’t get in trouble for copyright.  When doing research. Don’t copy everything or close to everything that is not your work.DON’TS.

 And Don’t think just because you remove the copyright symbol and/or notice/message that you can use it.DON’TS. . t think that just because the copyright symbol and/or notice/message that it’s not copyrighted. Be Smart!  Don’ . . It is still copyrighted people.

Don’t ignore the copyright law. Buy media and stop using peer-to-peer websites to get it. IT IS! Just because you credit the author it doesn’t mean that your not stealing. Summarize and use your own words. Use material under public domain.  My advice-Just do your own work!  . Its ok to use facts.SUMMARY Familiarize yourself with the copyright law. And don’t think just because the symbol/message/notice isn’t there it’s not copyrighted. Don’t think just because you remove the copyright symbol/message/notice it’s not copyrighted. It’s still under the Copyright Law.

Your were right to take the picture. True or False  False  You should familiarize yourself False. True or False   You can use information as long as you cite the author of the work. People find out you get in trouble. Ask the author first.REVIEW! ! !  So if the copyright symbol isn’t on a picture you take it and say it’s yours. .

CITATION Daniel Scocco. 17.edu/drag/COPYRIG HT.com/copyright-law-12-dosand-donts/  G. Copyright Basics. Retrieved on Dec.fiu. 2. 2009 at http://digitalcollections. Copyright Law: 12 Do’s and Don’ts. (July 2008). Retrieved on Dec. 2009 at http://www. N.copyright.gov/circs/circ1. Copyright Do’s and Don’ts. 2.dailyblogtips. (Jan. 2009 at http://www.d.pdf  . Clement.pdf  US Copyright Office. 2009). 2. Retrieved on Dec.