When you want to use video content:
Fair Use - Use various checklists to determine
Ask for Permission
Use Purchased Content! - Butler has paid licensing fees for this content, so you can link to your heart's content.
Rule of Thumb: Link, don't download/upload or make a derivative copy
Under the “fair use” provision of copyright law, a person may make limited use of another author’s work without asking permission. As I note elsewhere in this guide:
"There's no one right answer as to what constitutes a "fair use" of a particular copyrighted work. The answer varies from situation to situation."
Posting an item to Canvas does not exempt an instructor from copyright regulations. Therefore, instructors are encouraged to consult these guidelines. In order of preference, these include:
If you copy a database link from your Internet browser into Canvas, that link will eventually stop working because it is a dynamic, non-static link. To eliminate this problem, most database companies now offer persistent links for their articles. Persistent links (also known as persistent URLs) are stable links that will consistently take students to a particular full-text article in a library database.
Note that to ensure access by off-campus users, all persistent links should include proxy information in the first segment of the URL:
For example, if you wanted to link to the following persistent URL (noted in bold) in Canvas, then it should look like this:
Some databases include the proxy URL, others do not - so you you need to copy and paste the proxy URL in front of the persistent link.
Need help locating a persistent link in a particular library database? See the Permalinks LibGuide for instructions on obtaining permalinks from EBSCO, JSTOR, Gale, ProQuest, and Project MUSE databases.
Questions about which library databases have persistent URLs or on how to set up your link in Canvas? Please contact:
Josh Petrusa (x9236 or jpetrusa)
The Center for Academic Technology is available to help you will all your Canvas questions, including additional ways to integrate library resources.
This is just a sampling of some of the Open Educational Resources (OERs) available online. If you're looking for specific OERs, the best person to talk to is your librarian!