Copyright Questions

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Is it ok to provide handouts of presentation slides with images?

Posted by: cb
November 10, 2020 @ 3:51pm
At a medical school, faculty are very concerned about their ability to both post slides with images to the learning management system and distribute those same slides as handouts in class. Often presentation slides include images of diseases and... Read more...
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Trademarking a name

Posted by: musicmaker
October 22, 2020 @ 9:11pm


I'm a singer-songwriter. I'm looking to trademark my artist name, so that I am the only one with rights to upload my music to platforms like Spotify with my name.
I understand that usually, trademarking a name only applies to the... Read more...
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Is sharing music with a substitute musician to let them practice legal?

Posted by: steven8579
October 18, 2020 @ 4:38pm
Hi Everyone,
I'm designing an app in whic musicians request a substitute and  the substitute will agree to cover for them. My question is that I want to implement a feature that will allow musicians to share the music with the substitute only and... Read more...
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Circulating audiobook & print book together -- follow up question

Posted by: kwatson
October 16, 2020 @ 7:42am
Hello again!
Our Tech Services staff had some follow up questions to my previous post about circulating the audio and print formats of a title together:
1) Does it matter that we would be inserting a disc from one publisher into the back... Read more...
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Circulating audiobook & print book together

Posted by: kwatson
October 6, 2020 @ 8:17am
Hello!
We have a circulating collection of picture books and their audiobooks bundled together as a kit. Currently all of the kits have the audiobook in its original packaging (i.e. jewel case). We would like to reduce the space the collection... Read more...
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Can I sell copyrighted recording of blues and jazz from the 20s and 30s on CD

Posted by: fig000
September 16, 2020 @ 9:16pm
Hi,
    I've become interested in a a trend that has come about recently. There are a growing number of companies that create monthly subscription boxes, some of them selling rock collections, 80s mix tapes, etc. I would like to sell blues and... Read more...
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Copyright technology

Posted by: Mike
September 8, 2020 @ 2:25am
Hello
 
I have a question regarding copyright technology. The question specifically if companies are able to embed codes or names for them and others to identify who the video clip belongs to?
 
For example, let's say I... Read more...
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Teachers recording themselves reading a text all students purchase

Posted by: Kward
August 26, 2020 @ 10:42am
Hello Copyright scholars,
 Thank you so much for running this forum. I have just found an answer that included a webinar from 3-31-20 about reading aloud. I understand from that post and its accompanying article that the way the source text was... Read more...
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Teachers recording themselves reading a text all students purchase

Posted by: Kward
August 26, 2020 @ 9:15am
Hello,
 In this tough time of distance learning, our school (an accredited, non-profit educational - K-12- institution) is trying to find creative ways to help students learn. If the school has purchased individual copies of textbooks or novels... Read more...
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Using books from the Public Domain for Commercial Purposes

Posted by: vsili
July 30, 2020 @ 9:39am
Hi,
I wish to use old books commercially, by taking phrases out of the books, rearranging them and selling them as online materials. Most of the books would be older than 100 years. As far as I know, these types of books are part of the Public... Read more...
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Posting a PDF of a single short story on library Web site for short story discussion group

Posted by: beangelo
July 10, 2020 @ 9:37am
Would it be a violation of copyright to post on the library web site a PDF of a story to be discussed by a library short story discussion group? The PDF would be posted long enough for participants to read it and prepare for discussion. It would be... Read more...
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Use of an Image for Marketing Purposes

Posted by: Thereza68
June 18, 2020 @ 7:48am
If an image was taken back in 1966 and the author is unknown.  Can an image be used for marketing materials?
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Controlled Digital Lending

Posted by: Leeali1958
June 17, 2020 @ 12:07pm
I am looking for someone who is doing Controlled Digital Lending (CDL) that willing  to share their policies and/or procedures that were put in place.
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Copyright of test/exam questions

Posted by: Ana Lee
May 17, 2020 @ 9:25pm
Are teachers allowed to use test/exam questions from textbooks to test their students? Would this be under fair use, or do teachers have to create the whole test/exam themselves?
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Providing links to National Emergency Library or Z-Library

Posted by: susabeck
May 15, 2020 @ 1:44pm
I've been providing users e-book links to titles freely available from the National Emergency Library at the Internet Archive and at Z-Library during this period when our library's physical collection is not accessible. A colleague has questioned this... Read more...
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Do virtual open mic night performances need to be original content?

Posted by: mfreeman
May 7, 2020 @ 9:20am
My library is looking to host a Virtual Open Mic Night in the upcoming weeks. We were thinking of inviting folks to read poetry, short stories, or songs; They will only have about a 5 minute timeslot. I've run into the question of whether the content... Read more...
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using book covers and characters for bulletin board?

Posted by: clooney
May 4, 2020 @ 2:33pm
My school's building theme is Chrildren's books. Each teacher will chose a children's book as the theme for their door and hallway bulletin board. 
1) Can teachers put a photo copy of the cover on their board/door? 
 
2) Can... Read more...
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possible to publish a translated article (that has already been published?)

Posted by: laundrybasket36
April 26, 2020 @ 8:04am
I am a translator. I work with a writer who has published a newpaper article in his country (in Spanish). He would like me to translate the article and try to submit to newspapers in MY country in English (so, in short a newspaper has translated the... Read more...
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Linking to publicly available resources from an LMS

Posted by: MNeiman
April 20, 2020 @ 8:09am
Can a company restrict an instructor from providing a link in an LMS (Canvas, Moodle, Blackboard, etc.) to content that the company has made freely available (no password, no membership requirements to access the page, etc.) on the Internet? [|n|n|]... Read more...
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Linking to publicly available resources from an LMS

Posted by: MNeiman
April 20, 2020 @ 8:03am
Can a company restrict an instructor from providing a link in an LMS (Canvas, Moodle, Blackboard, etc.) to content that the company has made freely available (no password, no membership requirements to access the page, etc.) on the Internet? 
 ... Read more...
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Eductational YouTube Videos during STEM Programming

Posted by: KellyLA
March 31, 2020 @ 3:56pm
Hello! I hope everyone is doing well during this difficult time. I'm using some of my work-from-home time to plan some children's STEM programming for when we reopen. My question is about whether I can embed YouTube videos into a PowerPoint that I will... Read more...
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Storytime

Posted by: mholehan-kopas
March 27, 2020 @ 11:54am
I would like to video myself reading books for my students during this time that school has shifted to online for COVID-19. Do I need to request permission from the publishers or authors of the books?
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Library Craft-Along Webcast

Posted by: cedmonds
March 16, 2020 @ 8:58am
My library would like to maintain patron engagement during the COVI-19 outbreak, and we would like to do craft-alongs on our social media. We intend to get our crafts from some of the free ebooks available via our publically accessible databases. Since... Read more...
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Can I publish and unpublished work of mine?

Posted by: shib9290
March 2, 2020 @ 10:02am
Hello! 
If I submitted a copyright for a novel that I am writing when it was unpublished, but now I would like to publish it, what steps do I need to complete for the copyright? Do I need to resubmit the copyright (this time as published), do a... Read more...
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Requirements for copyright protection?

Posted by: Hamza
February 12, 2020 @ 1:11am
What are the Requirements for copyright protection?
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