What exactly can I put in my course?
What should I avoid putting in my course?
Tips & Tricks to Remember
(received information from Florida State University Copyright Resources Libguide)
Copyright law makes special exceptions for educational use, in addition to Fair Use, to provide educators with the materials they need to teach their students in physcial classrooms. When these allowances were made they were specifically related to in classroom use. With the emergence of distance learning and more specifically online classes the TEACH (Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmionization) was created to accomodate instructors of the classes to provide materials to their students through course management systems such as Brightspace or Moodle. Below is the act as stated in the law:
The TEACH Act amended the Copyright Act teaching exemption found at 17 U.S.C. § 110(2) to permit certain performances or displays of copyrighted works in a distance learning environment. In order for the use of copyrighted materials in distance education to qualify for the exemptions under the TEACH Act, the following criteria must be met:
Here are some resources to help you determine the best ways use library resources in online classes.