New Video: Public Domain Explained

New Video: Public Domain Explained

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What this Video Teaches:

Using an example of a song written three generations ago, this video shows why it makes sense that the public domain exists and what it means when a song, photo, artwork, document or other creative work is in the public domain. This video teaches:

  • The basics of copyright law and how it gives creators control
  • Why copyrights expire over time
  • How public domain works are available for use without payment or permission
  • Why creators and organizations contribute to the public domain
  • How to find public domain resources

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