Copyright and students
"Fair Use" rules are copyright rules for students and teachers. You may use the following without making a copyright violation:
- Music - 10% or 30 seconds
- Videos, etc. - 10% or 3 minutes
- A photograph or illustration may be used in its entirety – no more than 5 images of an artist or photographer and no more than 10% or 15 images, whichever is less from a collective work
- Book - 10% or 1000 words
- Poem – entire poem may be used but no more than one poem by a poet or 5 poems from an anthology
- Students may incorporate portions of copyrighted materials when producing a project for a specific course.
- Students may perform and display their own projects and use them in their portfolio or use the project for job interviews or as supporting materials for application to graduate school.
*ALWAYS CITE YOUR SOURCES! See our MLA page for help citing sources.*
"Copyright and Fair Use in the Classroom, on the Internet, and the World Wide
Web." University of Maryland University College. University of Maryland,
2009. Web. 7 Dec. 2009.
"Copyright Information." Norcross High School. Norcross High School, 2005.
Web. 7 Dec. 2009.
*Information courtesy of http://www.chhsmediacenter.com/copyright.html