Posted by: hb
February 4, 2021 @ 11:22am
Someone asked me a question that has puzzled me. Would an image in and of itself be considered the heart of the work? If it were a part of an article, for instance, and was not central to the article topic, would it still be judged on its own?Replies: 1
Posted by: Hellb1
December 16, 2020 @ 1:23pm
I have a Russian language book by Mikhail Zadornov published in either 2007 or 2010 that I would very much like to transllate into English. I know that copyright laws are different in each country, and I believe that in Russia copyright lasts for 74 years... Read more...Replies: 1
Posted by: Ih8alaoitp
December 4, 2020 @ 7:50am
Since Adobe Flash has an imminent end of life, I am wondering if anyone is working on a non-flash version of the Public Domain Slider?Replies: 2
Posted by: Lapsis Beeftech
December 2, 2020 @ 6:18pm
The library has a collection of music CDs recorded by artists in the local area, gathered through donations and purchased to serve the local community. Some of these artists are big names, others are local bands which were active for a few years and are... Read more...Replies: 1
Posted by: victorl
December 1, 2020 @ 1:32pm
If a person has requested and been granted permission by the publisher/copyright holder to upload a DVD to an online course management system, does this also give the user permission to circumvent any copyright protection technology that may be present on... Read more...Replies: 1
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...Replies: 1
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...
Posted by: steven8579
October 18, 2020 @ 4:38pm
Hi Everyone,Replies: 4
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...
Posted by: kwatson
October 16, 2020 @ 7:42am
Hello again!Replies: 1
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...
Posted by: kwatson
October 6, 2020 @ 8:17am
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...
Posted by: fig000
September 16, 2020 @ 9:16pm
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...
Posted by: Mike
September 8, 2020 @ 2:25am
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...
Posted by: Kward
August 26, 2020 @ 10:42am
Hello Copyright scholars,Replies: 1
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...
Posted by: Kward
August 26, 2020 @ 9:15am
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...
Posted by: vsili
July 30, 2020 @ 9:39am
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...
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...Replies: 2
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.Replies: 0
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?Replies: 1
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...Replies: 1
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...Replies: 0
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. Replies: 1
1) Can teachers put a photo copy of the cover on their board/door?
2) Can... Read more...
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...Replies: 1
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...Replies: 1
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? Replies: 0
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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...Replies: 3