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Arkansas Tech University Educational Fair Use Guidelines for Digital Images

Arkansas Tech University promotes the educational and research use of copyrighted materials (Basic Copyright Law) through the appropriate application of the provisions provided in copyright law for fair use (Fair Use) and for specific exemptions granted for educational and research purposes (Exemptions). At this time, exemptions include the Teaching Exemption, the provisions for distance education covered by the Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization Act (TEACH Act), and special Library Exemptions. Arkansas Tech University observes ‘best practices’ and ‘guidelines’ commonly accepted within the academic community (Guidelines).

Copyright law and guidelines

Basic Copyright Law: 17 U.S. Code 102 Copyright from the code

Fair Use: 17 U.S. Code Section 107

Exemptions:
Teaching Exemption – 17 U.S. Code 110(1)
Library Exemptions (17 U.S. Code 108)

Guidelines:
Educational Fair Use Guidelines for Digital Images
http://www.utsystem.edu/ogc/intellectualproperty/copypol2.htm
Guidelines for Classroom Copying of Books and Periodicals
http://www.utsystem.edu/ogc/intellectualproperty/clasguid.htm

Basic Copyright Law – 17 U.S. Code 102

Fair Use – 17 U.S. Code Section 107
Fair use is the broadest, most commonly used exemption outlined in Copyright Law. It is available to all faculty, students, and staff for education, scholarship, and research use.

Exemptions:
Teaching Exemption – 17 U.S.Code 110(1)
The Teaching Exemption permits performance or display of any copyrighted work in face-to-face teaching activities in a classroom or similar placed devoted to instruction. The performance or display must be from a legal copy of the work. Additionally,

Library Exemptions (17 U.S. Code 108)
The Arkansas Tech Library monitors and complies with the use of library exemptions:

Tech Image Usage Agreement

Arkansas Tech University faculty and staff may use the images available on this Web site subject to the following conditions. University Relations must approve any exceptions. Before using any Arkansas Tech University image, please read the Arkansas Tech University Educational Fair Use Guidelines for Digital Images.

Users
The images are intended for Arkansas Tech University faculty and staff use only and may not be used for personal or other non-Arkansas Tech University purposes. Commercial use of any Arkansas Tech University image has to be cleared by University Relations.

Use
The images are intended for Arkansas Tech University editorial, public relations, and noncommercial uses only. All images are to be used to benefit and promote the University. The user is responsible for ensuring that the images are not used in a manner that harms the University or harms any individual depicted in a photograph.

Permissions & Clearances
THE IMAGES CONTAINED IN THIS IMAGE BANK MAY NOT BE LEGALLY AVAILABLE FOR ALL INTENDED USES. THE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT USING THE IMAGE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SECURING ANY NEEDED PERMISSIONS OR CLEARANCES BEFORE USING ANY IMAGES CONTAINED IN THE LIBRARY. If you have questions regarding a specific intended use, contact University Relations.

Credits & Notices
Use the photography credits and copyright or trademark notices accompanying each image.

Trademark Images
Trademark images may be proportionally enlarged or reduced in size, but may not be otherwise manipulated. All use of University trademarks must conform to current policies and guidelines.

Photograph Images
Use of the photographs must be truthful to the scenes portrayed and certain limitations are placed on how they may be manipulated. The following are examples of allowed and not allowed manipulations. If you have questions regarding whether a specific modification is allowed, contact University Relations.

Allowed Photo Manipulations

Not Allowed Photo Manipulations

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