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 .

.  In America it began under the Copyright Act of 1976.BRIEF HISTORY  Copyright was invented after the arrival of the printing press in Britain. 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”. Do summarize and use your own words. .DO’S. You know. The Copyright Act says that short quotations for criticism. .  Do familiarize yourself with the copyright law. just to be safe. .  But don’t let it take up most of YOUR work.  When you do research.

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

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

Don’t copy everything or close to everything that is not your work. . 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’TS.  Don’t assume that if you credit the author you won’t get in trouble for copyright.  When doing research.

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

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

Your were right to take the picture. True or False  False  You should familiarize yourself False.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. . Ask the author first. True or False   You can use information as long as you cite the author of the work.

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

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