Saturday, October 11, 2008

Cool graphic site with great ideas!

I had some questions about free graphics and what can and can't be copied, so I found this great site: It lists websites for teachers of graphics that can be copied and used, and it's put out by Princeton so it's reliable. I was amazed at how many graphic sites we can have access to and use! I also loved the categories- for example there's a link devoted to students who are learning English as a second language. I hope this helps provide some graphic options for you!

Resource Used:
Decker, Judy and Ken Rohrer. Incredible Clip Art and Images. 11 Oct. 2008 <>.

Friday, October 3, 2008

How are librarians responsible?

I've gotten a lot of questions about how librarians can be held responsible for teachers who decide to copy graphics, so I found this great site: According to this site, librarians can be held accountable in two ways. One way is that they are "aiding" a teacher by lending them the material (Salemo). They also are involved due to "chain of command" (Salemo). There are fines involved as well, although I'm not sure how they decide who was involved. I'll have to look for more information about how they determine a librarian is partly responsible, and I'll let you know what I find out!

Resource Used:
Salemo, Chris. "Info. for Librarians: Critical Issues on Federal Copyright Legislation". 8 Oct. 2008 <>.