Demystifying Copyright: How to Educate Your Staff and Community
Estimated Hours of Learning: 18
Certificate of Completion available upon request
CHICAGO - ALA Editions announces a new session of the popular facilitated eCourse Demystifying Copyright: How to Educate Your Staff and Community. Lesley Ellen Harris, a copyright, licensing, and digital property lawyer who works with the information industry, will serve as instructor for this four week course, which begins on October 31, 2016.
- Understanding the risks of copyright infringement and how to protect your library from lawsuits
- Understanding the need for compliance under U.S. and global copyright law
- Evaluating copyright issues in your library
- Developing a copyright education plan
- Assessing materials, content, and technology in order to equip an instruction team for your institution
- Keeping your educational program up to date
Who Should Attend
All librarians will find this course useful; academic librarians will find it particularly relevant.
Lesley Ellen Harris is a copyright, licensing, and digital property expert who consults on legal, business, policy, and strategic issues in the publishing, entertainment, Internet, and information industries. She frequently works with libraries, archives, museums, and educational institutions. She teaches in-person and online courses on copyright and licensing through Copyrightlaws.com and in conjunction with national and regional associations in Canada and the United States. Harris is the author of numerous articles and several books including Licensing Digital Content: A Practical Guide for Librarians (2nd ed., 2009). She maintains the informative website Copyrightlaws.com.
This ALA Editions eCourse costs $175 and may be purchased at the ALA Online Store.
How to Register
Registration for this ALA Editions facilitated eCourse, which begins on October 31, 2016, can be purchased at the ALA Store. http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=3487
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Participants will need regular access to a computer with an internet connection for online message boards participation, viewing online video, listening to streaming audio (mp3 files), and downloading and viewing PDFs and PowerPoint files.
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