Obtaining copyright permission is often needed when using copyrighted-protected works, that exceeds fair use or the TEACH Act, for course material, posting on a web site, or use in a Course Management System.
Obtaining Permission Directly from the Copyright Holder
Plan ahead when requesting copyright permission directly from the copyright holder. It may take several weeks—or even longer—to identify and locate the copyright holder and to receive a reply to your request.
For most print and online publications, the publisher is usually the copyright holder.
If a copyright holder is deceased, contact the executor of his estate.
At the minimum, your permission request should include the following:
It is important to note that a lack of response from the copyright holder does not, under U.S. law, convey permission. In addition, some works may contain materials—text, images and graphics—from multiple copyright holders and may require separate authorization from each one. Also, simply acknowledging the source of content is not a substitute for copyright permission.
DISTRICT-WIDE ASCAP MUSIC LICENSE
Here are some common uses legally available under the license:
The license does not provide permission for the following:
The license covers only music with “ASCAP” on the label. Consult the ASCAP database of covered music (over 8 million titles!) @ http://www.ascap.com/ace/.
QUESTIONS? Please call Stacy Lickteig or Laura Pietsch at Library Services (402)-557-2520.
Vendors that Grant Public Performance Rights for Copyrighted Movies
If you want to show a copyrighted film in a public setting, you will need to contact one of these licensing service companies to obtain permission.
Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, citizenship status, or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to address inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001).
Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha no discriminan basados en la raza, color, origen nacional, religión, sexo, estado civil, orientación sexual, discapacidad , edad, información genética, estado de ciudadanía, o estado económico, en sus programas, actividades y empleo, y provee acceso equitativo a los “Boy Scouts” y a otros grupos juveniles designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender estas inquietudes referentes a las pólizas de no discriminación: El Superintendente de las Escuelas, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001).