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Georgia State Case Resources
Want to find out more about this case? Visit the ICPL Georgia State Case Resources page for links to helpful articles and blogs related to the Georgia State copyright case (Cambridge University Press et al. v. Patton et al.). This lawsuit brought by several publishers against Georgia State University involves the use of copyrighted materials in e-reserves in higher education, but the impact of the case and its potential results may be far more reaching.
Copyright law, especially Fair Use can be a complicated and confusing issue to navigate. The following resources have been collected to help librarians and other interested parties determine when fair use of copyrighted materials is allowed.
Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries, ARL and American University. January 2012. This is a code of best practices in fair use devised specifically by and for the academic and research library community. It enhances the ability of librarians to rely on fair use by documenting the considered views of the library community about best practices in fair use, drawn from the actual practices and experience of the library community itself.
The following resources were collected by the Center for Social Media at American University.
- Best Practices in Fair Use of Dance-related Materials
- The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education
- Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video
- Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Open CourseWare
- Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Scholarly Research in Communication
- Documentary Filmmakers' Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use
- Society for Cinema and Media Studies' Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use in Teaching for Film and Media Educators
- Society for Cinema and Media Studies' Statement of Fair Use Best Practices for Media Studies Publishing
Summary of the long-awaited opinion released May 11, 2012 in the Georgia State University e-reserves copyright infringement case, and analysis of what this means for higher ed. The case was a...
Library Items on this Topic
EDUCAUSE Library Items for Fair Use
- Copying Right and Copying Wrong with Web 2.0 Tools in the Teacher Education and Communications Classrooms
November 18, 2010
Understanding the tenets of copyright in general, and in particular, in online communication and publishing with Web 2.0 tools, has become an important part of literacy in today’s Information A…
- Citizen Campus: Higher Education Gets Serious About Digital Rights Management
January 1, 2003
NLII staff are researching intellectual property ownership issues and, working with EDUCAUSE policy analyst Garret Sern and several NLII member volunteers, are developing an NLII policy agenda. T…
- The TEACH Toolkit: An Online Resource for Understanding Copyright and Distance Education
January 1, 2003
The NC State TEACH Toolkit is a one-stop online resource of copyright information and best practices for NC State University faculty, staff, and students involved in distance education efforts. The…
- Digital Rights Management: Whose Rights Are We Protecting?
January 1, 2003
The higher education community is under increased pressure to control illegal file sharing of copyrighted works over their networks. How do we balance the need to encourage good cyber-citizenship w…