Scanning pictures from a book for a powerpoint presentation
- January 29, 2009 @ 5:26pmbookberry says:Our CFF coach ( TECH GURU ) scanned pictures from a children's book and made a powerpoint to show at a Family Reading Night. I advised that this is a violation of copyright. Can you guide me on this. He sent several links saying that it is under fair use, I still do not agree. Thanks
- January 30, 2009 @ 2:14pmJanetCroft says:Take a look at the discussion above on using an ELMO. I belive this would fall under the same sort of display allowance -- IF it is just for this one particular face-to-face use. I would NOT advise putting it on your library's website, and even saving it for a future read-aloud of the same book might be a bit iffy, though I don't think the copyright police will raid your children's librarian's files if he or she saves it.
- January 31, 2009 @ 12:04pmksmith says:Remember that the section 109 "first sale" right is an exception to the display right, not the reproduction right. An ELMO, as I recall, does not make a copy of the object being projected, so 109 applies nicely. But scanning into PowerPoint does require copying. For that reason I think the activity described above must be justified using fair use, if it is justified at all.
- October 20, 2009 @ 9:05ampencils says:Sorry for the novice question. What is an ELMO?
- October 21, 2009 @ 12:29pmJanetCroft says:Hmm, that was a while ago -- I think an ELMO was basically an overhead projector for opaque items. I still think you're safe if you're not distributing the scan in any way, such as putting it on a website.
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