Copyright Compliance In Online Teaching

This checklist is to assist you in applying McKendree University’s Copyright Compliance Policy to online teaching and Blackboard.  Please submit the completed checklist before uploading copyrighted materials to your course.  If you have any questions about whether or not your item is copyrighted, if educational fair use applies or how to obtain copyright permission, please consult with the library’s copyright officer, Jennifer Funk at 618-537-6515 or jafunk@mckendree.edu.

    

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Briefly state your fair use argument here:
 
FAIR USE CHECKLIST:  THE FOUR FACTORS
 

 
PURPOSE AND CHARACTER OF YOUR USE
 
Favoring Fair Use
 
 
Research
 
Scholarship
 
Nonprofit educational institution
 
Criticism
 
Comment
 
News reporting
 
Transformative use
 
Restricted access (ex. students in class)
 
Parody
 
Opposing Fair Use
 
Commercial activity
 
Profiting from the use
 
Entertainment
 
Bad-faith behavior
 
Denying credit to original author
 
 
 
NATURE OF THE COYPRIGHTED WORK
 
Favoring Fair Use
 
Published work
 
Factual or nonfiction based
 
Important to educational objectives
 
Opposing Fair Use
 
Unpublished work
 
 
Fiction
 
 
 
THE AMOUNT AND SUBSTANTIALITY OF THE PORTION TAKEN
 
Favoring Fair Use
 
Small quantity
 
 
 
Opposing Fair Use
 
Large portion or whole work used
 
 
 
 
THE EFFECT OF THE USE ON THE POTENTIAL MARKET
 
Favoring Fair Use
 
 
One or few copies made
 
 
 
Lack of licensing mechanism
 
Opposing Fair Use
 
Could replace sale of copyrighted work
 
 
 
 
Numerous copies made
 
 
Repeated or long term use