Introduction to Copyright Lesson

Theory

Complete the lesson to your right in order to learn about the legal theory behind many intellectual property laws, specifically copyright law.


Research Techniques

YouTube

YouTube videos that you have not produced and which are not protected through technological means like passwords or embedding disabled still have to be verified in order to determine whether the uploader is infringing an existing copyright. Click the button below to learn about verifying YouTube videos.

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Reverse Image Search

Sometimes subject matter experts will provide you with images you suspect may be infringing a copyright. You must first determine whether or not the image is free to use before it can be incorporated in your course. The fastest way to determine the origin of an image is with a Google Reverse Image Search. Click the button below to learn about tracking down image sources.

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Websites

You may be asked to use content from a particular site which is not protected through technological means but may still have its own terms of use. Click the button below to learn more about terms of use and where to find them.

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