Scan of a photocopied page to be used in Google Classroom
- March 26, 2018 @ 7:06amdharter says:
A teacher asked us to scan a few pages from a print SOL study guide so he could provide it as a resource for his students on Google Classroom. Is this permissable under copyright laws?
- March 26, 2018 @ 7:22ambillie_peterson says:
In this case, what you and the teacher need to do is a fair use analysis to determine whether or not this use would be considered a "fair use". When doing a fair use analysis, you must consider all 4 of the factors:
There are a number of resources that can help you with a fair use analysis, including the Fair Use Evaluator -- an interactive tool that guides you through a fair use analysis and provides a PDF record of the reasons for the decision, or this Fair Use Checklist from Cornell. Performing a fair use analysis is a balancing act in which you need to determine whether or not the use of the work as viewed through these 4 factors would lean more to "fair" or "not fair".
- March 26, 2018 @ 7:46amCarrie says:
What is a print SOL guide?
- March 26, 2018 @ 8:18amdharter says:
Thanks! That answers our question.
- March 26, 2018 @ 8:46amcmyers8 says:
Billie has provided you with a great answer! The only thing I'll add is this, which is another good resources on fair use: http://guides.lib.utexas.edu/copyright/fairuse.
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