Code of Best Practices in the Visual Arts - "he code is based on a consensus of professionals in the visual arts who use copyrighted images, texts, and other materials in their creative and scholarly work and who, through discussion groups, identified best practices for using such materials. They included art and architectural historians, artists, designers, curators, museum directors, educators, rights and reproduction officers, and editors at scholarly publishers and journals." - DeWitt Godfrey
Find free content and save on permission fees! Millions of creative works--books, artwork, photos, songs, movies, and more--are available copyright-free in the public domain. Whether your tastes run more Jane Austen or Jane Eyre, Beethoven or Irving Berlin, Edvard Munch or Claude Monet, you'll find inspiration in The Public Domain. The only book that helps you find and identify which creative works are protected by copyright and which are not, The Public Domain covers the rules for: writings music art photography architecture maps choreography movies video software databases collections The 8th edition is completely updated with hundreds of new online and digitized public domain resources. The book covers the latest legal developments regarding copyright and the public domain--from state copyright policies to free and low-cost legal advice for creative types to copyright issues regarding photos lacking human authorship, and much more!
Today's technology allows people to create all kinds of interesting mashups and combined creative works, which is why it is essential that teens understand everything they can about copyright infringement. This collection of essays shares the facts while presenting interesting arguments for more than one perspective per issue. Across four chapters, readers will evaluate what constitutes infringement, what its economic impact is, whether copyright law is effective, and how technology impacts copyright infringement. Essays sources include the Recording Industry Association of America, Department for Professional Employees, and Steven Seidenberg.