No one should post copyrighted course content electronically without first obtaining permission from the copyright owner; or concluding after a reasonable “fair use” analysis using the factors that qualify as fair use.
To obtain permission from a copyright owner to reproduce, distribute, perform, display, or create derivative works an instructor should contact one of the many organizations that offers assistance in securing permission to use copyrighted works.
- American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
- Broadcast Music, Inc.
- Society of European Stage Authors and Composers
- National Music Publishers’ Association