What is Copyright?
Why doesn't the copyright symbol have to mark any piece of work?
What is protected?
Why wouldn't someone be happy if I use their work and it gives them more exposure?
Is hyperlinking to websites a copyright violation?
What is Fair Use?
How do these things apply to the projects (remixes and mash ups) for class?
What is a Trademark?
What is Digital Rights Management (DRM)?
What is the Creative Commons?
What are these different types of licenses?
Can Creative Commons help me find assets for my project?
What’s up with music? I can access it anywhere, so why do I need to pay attention to Copyright for music?
What about DJs and playing music at weddings?
What about filming content for a multimedia project or creating a documentary?
What if I'm using online video pieces I found online in my remix or multimedia project?
What if I need to add captioning to an existing video?
Even if people give you permission to reuse their creations, it's best practice and often required that you give them credit. Here are some examples that outline how to do this in MLA format for multimedia source types:
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