Synopses & Reviews
Make sure students understand whose turf they are on when they surf the Internet for media! This one-of-a kind book provides important, easy-to-understand information on copyright laws and the fair use doctrine as they relate to Internet media. Students will also learn how to search for public domain media.
"Internet Surf and Turf is an excellent and succinct resource for my graphic design students and a great timesaver for me. This book brings all the important information on securing content on the Internet and doing it the correct and legal way." -- Professor Dedree Drees, Community Colleges of Baltimore County
This one-of-a kind book provides important, easy-to-understand information on copyright laws and the concept of fair use as they relate to media on the Internet.
About the Author
In addition to writing popular textbooks on Microsoft and Adobe, Barbara Waxer teaches Copyright and Digital Media at Santa Fe Community College. Her text INTERNET SURF AND TURF: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO COPYRIGHT, FAIR USE AND FINDING MEDIA won the 2006 Texty Award, presented by the Text and Academic Authors Association, as well as the New England Book Show Award in the College Category. Professor of Law Marsha L. Baum teaches intellectual property courses including Copyright Law and Information Technology and the Law at the University of New Mexico. She has been in academia for over 20 years and has taught intellectual property in law schools and other settings for over a decade.
Table of Contents
1. Understanding Copyright Understand intellectual property law Understand the purpose of copyright. Understand copyright protection. Understand copyright ownership Understand international copyright Understand how to protect work 2. Understanding Infringement and Fair Use Understand infringement. Understand fair use. Understand the public domain. Understand infringement legalities. 3. Searching the Internet Understand the Internet timeline. Understand Internet search engines and tools. Perform simple searches. Perform advanced searches. Search the invisible Web. 4. Finding and Acquiring Media Understand licenses and permissions Understand media files Find clip art and Web art Find photographs Find video Find sound Find media at the Library of Congress