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Codes of Best Practices

ARSC Guide to Audio Preservation

A guide to the preservation of music and music libraries.   Edited by: Sam Brylawski Maya Lerman Robin Pike Kathlin Smith   Copublished by: Association for Recorded Sound...

Set of Principles in Fair Use for Journalism

Journalists have created a set of principles that allows them to stop censoring their journalistic choices.

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video

This code of practices is organized, for ease of understanding, around common situations that come up for online video makers. These situations do not, of course, exhaust the possible applications of...

Society for Cinema and Media Studies’ Statement of Fair Use Best Practices for Media Studies Publishing

This Statement of Best Practices identifies what media scholars consider to be fair use of copyrighted works within media studies publishing

Society for Cinema and Media Studies’ Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use in Teaching for Film and Media Educators

This code of best practices in fair use in teaching for film/media educators was designed by The Society for Cinema and Media Studies.

Statement on the Fair Use of Images for Teaching, Research, and Study

The Statement well describes the need for professionals working with image resources to know their free speech rights in regard to fair use:

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Scholarly Research in Communication

This guide identifies four situations that represent the current consensus within the community of communication scholars about acceptable practices for the fair use of copyrighted materials.

Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use of Collections Containing Orphan Works for Libraries, Archives, and other Memory Institutions

Memory institutions serve as stewards for a large share of the world’s cultural, historical, and scientific record.

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Poetry

This code of best practices helps poets understand when they and others have the right to excerpt, quote and use copyrighted material in poetry. To create this code, poets came together to articulate...

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