Today’s episode of Research Like a Pro is about copyright and plagiarism for genealogists. Have you ever wondered what the rules are for using others’ work? When is it ok to use works whose copyright may have expired? How can you know if sharing something in your family history book or blog is fair use or not? Come listen to our discussion of these important topics.
Plagiarism and Copyright for Genealogists by Diana at Family Locket
Elizabeth Shown Mills’ QuickLesson 15: Plagiarism—Five “Copywrongs” of Historical Writing
The National Genealogical Society has published “Guidelines for Sharing information with Others”
The Legal Genealogist – blog posts on copyright – by Judy Russell
Judy Russell’s video from Rootstech 2020, “2019:Year of the Copyright”
Cornell University Library “Copyright Information Center”
About CC Licenses – at Creative Commons
The Commons – Flickr
Measuring Fair Use: The Four Factors – at Stanford University Libraries
Decision Trail – interactive tool at BYU
FUEL: Fair Use Evaluation Log – interactive tool at BYU
Research Like a Pro eCourse
Study Group – more information and email list
Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist’s Guide by Diana Elder with Nicole Dyer on Amazon.com
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