Copyright Basics

This module is an introduction to copyright law. After completing the video you should:

  • Have a basic understanding of copyright law.
  • Recognize what is and isn't covered by copyright.

Practice questions are available to quiz yourself after viewing the video.

 

 

Questions:

1. Which statement best captures the essence of copyright law as it applies to an educational settings?

 a) I can use any material I want for educational purposes.
 b) I can use anything I find on the internet.
 c) Exemptions such as Fair Use should be explored, and I should seek permission from the creator if they are not applicable.
 d) I can use only work that are in the public domain.
 
2. Which of the following is not protected under copyright laws?
  a) A figure from a journal article published online.
  b) A table of data from a journal article published online.
  c) Stock Market data for the last 6 months taken from Yahoo!
  d) A video from You Tube.

    

Answers:

        1. c
        2. c