Presentation - Oregon State University

Report
Get
Creative Commons
Savvy
Mandy Misner, OSU Extended Campus
Sue Kunda, OSU Libraries and Press
March 11, 2013
What’s Copyright Got To Do With It?
“The Congress shall have Power to…
promote the Progress of Science and
useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to
Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to
their respective Writings and Discoveries.”
U.S. Constitution – Article 1 Section 8
What
Can
Be Copyrighted?
What
Can’t
Be Copyrighted?
Fixed In Tangible Format
Copyright Duration
Author’s Life
+ 70 Years
Assume almost
EVERYTHING
is copyrighted
*except for fair
use and exclusions
facts & ideas
pre-1923 works
Federal documents
Creative Commons Licensed Materials
Some rights reserved
Public Domain
No rights reserved
Copyrighted Materials
All rights reserved
Sit Back and
Relax
Creative Commons
Licenses
The Creative Commons Licenses’
Conditions
• 4 major conditions are combined,
based on the copyright holder’s
need, to form the 6 major CC
licenses.
Image source: http://education-copyright.org/creative-commons/
Creative Commons License Tool
CC License Tool
helps publish work
online while letting
others know exactly
what they can and
can't do with the
work.
By answering a few
simple questions the
creator is allowed to
select the license
that is right for
them, based on their
copyright needs.
The Creative Commons
Licenses’ Conditions
CC licenses are unique
because they are expressed in
three ways:
• Human Readable Deed
• Lawyer Readable Legal Code
• Machine Readable Metadata
It’s Your Turn
Who is using
Creative Commons?
Who is using Creative Commons
Education
Who is using Creative Commons
Culture
National September 11th
Memorial Museum
Amsterdam
Historical
Museum
(WAAG)
Who is using Creative Commons
Public Library of Science
BioMed Central
Science
Who is using Creative Commons
Government
Finding
Creative Commons
materials
How can I find Creative Commons materials?
Google can help you find materials
that are CC licensed.
Select Advanced search and change your
search options to the kind of license you
are looking for . . .
How can I find Creative Commons materials?
Creative Commons has a tool that helps
you search at:
http://search.creativecommons.org/cc-search.png
How can I find Creative Commons materials?
MERLOT (Open Educational Resources):
http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm
Copyright-Friendly and Copyleft:
http://copyrightfriendly.wikispaces.com/
Wikipedia:Public domain image resources
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:
Public_domain_image_resources

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