Copyright Guidelines

NC WiseOwl's Copyright Guidelines for Students:

 

Writing from a book, magazine, etc.

Up to 1000 words, but not more than 10% of the book or article

 

Poems

Up to 250 words (or the entire poem if it is less than 250 words)

No more than 3 poems by the same poet

No more than 5 poems from a collection of poetry

 

Photographs or drawings

Up to 5 graphics or photos from the same person

No more than 15 images from the same collection

Images can not be changed

 

Video

Up to 3 minutes but no more than 10% of the entire video

The video clip may not be changed in any way

 

Music

Up to 30 seconds but no more than 10% of sheet music

Up to 30 seconds but no more than 10% of a recording

The music can not be changed in any major way

 

Giving credit to your source

An opening screen of a presentation must indicate that it follows the "fair use" rules of the U.S. Copyright law

Copyright information for all items used must be included in a bibliography

 

[For more on copyright, see the original link here]           

 

 For more copyright information for educators, click here.

When creating a project, use one of these copyright-friendly resources instead:           

 

Still not sure how much of a copyrighted item you can use? Seehttp://www.copyrightandschools.org/

 

District Policy on Copyright Compliance http://www.buncombe.k12.nc.us/cms/lib5/NC01000308/Centricity/Domain

 

/7/3230_7330_copyright_comp_repost.pdf

 

http://www.buncombe.k12.nc.us/cms/lib5/NC01000308/Centricity/Domain/7/1_9_14_Copyright%20and%20Fair%20Use%20Fundamentals%20Exhibit%20A.pdf 

·         NC WiseOwl Copyright Friendly Resources

For more copyright-friendly resources, see NC WiseOwl's links to graphics, audio, audiobooks, and text.

http://www.ncwiseowl.org/zones/resources/friendlyresources.htm

·         Smithsonian

This site offers over 767,000 images, sound files, and electronic journals that are free to use.

http://collections.si.edu/search/

·         The Creative Element Advertising Images

Organized by Duke University, this site features numerous old advertising images that are free to use.

http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adaccess/

·         Discovery Education Clip Art Gallery

Clip art from Discovery Education.

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/clipart/

 

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