Professor Mustermann would like to make an article published in the journal “Der pädagogische Blick” available to his students in digital form as part of his course “External Vocational Training.”
Professor Mustermann can make the article available, e.g., scanned as a PDF file, to the students in his course via Moodle, as this is covered by the permissions of § 60a UrhG.
Resorting to the permissions of Section 60a UrhG
Within the framework of , is possible for teachers to make up to 15% of a work as well as individual articles from specialist journals or scientific journals and other small-scale works available digitally to the students in their course within an access-restricted framework for the purpose of illustrating teaching. The central learning platform of the TU Darmstadt „ Section 60a UrhG “ is particularly suitable for this purpose. It does not matter whether the article was scanned or downloaded from the Internet (e.g., as a PDF). Moodle
If the work is made available as an E-book or E-journal via the ULB, we recommend linking to this offer.
Observe the provisions of § 60a UrhG
As of 01.03.2018, newspapers and general-interest magazines are excluded from the right of use to extract individual contributions without permission. The 15% rule applies here. Similarly, only one individual contribution may be taken from a specialist or academic journal at a time.
Depending on the didactic context, small works may be used up to 100% without permission. The limits for “small works” are: text max. 25 pages, sheet music 6 pages, films 5 minutes, music 5 minutes.