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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 .

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.BRIEF HISTORY  Copyright was invented after the arrival of the printing press in Britain. .  In America it began under the Copyright Act of 1976.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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