When creating a Power Point presentation: Include the following two
slides in your Power Point presentations if using any copyrighted images, video clips or audio clips:
Your Title Slide needs to have the
materials in the presentation are included in the Fair Use exemption of the U.S. Copyright Law
2) Your last slide is your bibliography. It lists all the works
cited in your presentation. In addition to sources where you found text information, you should list any places
where you found images, sound clips and audio clips.
Copyright is a protection provided by U.S. law to protect the rights of people who create
Public Domain: Any work labeled as
Public Domain is available for anyone to use. Government documents and clip art are considered in the Public Domain.
When using copyrighted materials for your school assignment you are able to use video, audio, text and images that would
otherwise be OFF LIMITS. Your ability to use copyrighted materials for school-work is considered Fair Use.
The U.S. courts use the following criteria to determine Fair Use:
Purpose and character of the use
Nature of the copyrighted work
Percentage of copyrighted work used
Effect of use upon the potential markets
this page is taken from Copyright: A Guide to Information and Resources, by Gary H. Becker. Copies of
this book are available in the PHS Media Center and PHS Department Offices.
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