Copyright and Course Reserves: A Three-Part Webcast Series

Wednesday, 7/21/2021
  • 2:00 PM-3:30 PM (Eastern)
  • 1:00 PM-2:30 PM (Central)
  • 12:00 PM-1:30 PM (Mountain)
  • 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Pacific)
Wednesday, 7/28/2021
  • 2:00 PM-3:30 PM (Eastern)
  • 1:00 PM-2:30 PM (Central)
  • 12:00 PM-1:30 PM (Mountain)
  • 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Pacific)
Wednesday, 8/4/2021
  • 2:00 PM-3:30 PM (Eastern)
  • 1:00 PM-2:30 PM (Central)
  • 12:00 PM-1:30 PM (Mountain)
  • 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Pacific)

During this interactive three-part webcast series, explore issues related to copyright for print, electronic, and media reserves.

Webcast One: Print Reserves

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
In offering print reserve services, academic libraries can help facilitate faculty and students access required and supplemental learning materials such as books, DVDs, music CDs, and photocopies of works such as book chapters. In this 90-minute webinar we'll explore the copyright issues associated with this service, including the first sale doctrine and fair use.

Webcast Two: Electronic Reserves

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
In this 90-minute webinar, we'll explore ways in which academic libraries can lawfully connect faculty and students with access to books, book chapters, articles, and film online through electronic reserve services.

Webcast Three:  Media Reserves

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
More frequently, students and instructors are looking to academic libraries to provide online access to film being used as part of course instruction. In this 90-minute webinar, we'll explore the options for making film lawfully available via media reserve services.

Learning Outcomes

Webcast One:
Participants will develop an understanding of:

  • The nature and scope of print reserve services
  • The options available under US copyright law for providing lawful access to learning materials
  • How to identify some of the common misconceptions about the law that can limit the scope of print reserve services academic libraries provide

Webcast Two
Session participants will leave with an understanding of:

  • The six options available for lawfully making works available to students and faculty via electronic and media reserve services, including fair use.

  • Myths and misconceptions about copyright law that may trip-up libraries offering electronic and media reserve services.

  • The future of electronic and media reserve services...will they (or should they) still be around 5 years from now?

Webcast Three
Session participants will leave with an understanding of:

  • Options for providing access to film clips and full films via media reserve services.

  • Myths and misconceptions about the law that should be avoided.

  • Tips and best practices for communicating information about the nature and scope of media reserve services to faculty and students.

Who Should Attend

Administrators, librarians, and staff in academic libraries with a special emphasis on those who work with library reserve services.

Presenter

Carla Myers

Carla Myers serves as Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Scholarly Communications for the Miami University Libraries. Her professional presentations and publications focus on fair use, copyright in the classroom, and library copyright issues. She has a B.S. in Psychology form the University of Akron and a Masters in Library and Information Science from Kent State University.

Read more about Carla in her ACRL Member of the Week profile on ACRL Insider.

Registration

Cost

Save money and register for the full three-part webcast series!

FULL SERIES
ACRL member: $130
ALA member: $200
Nonmember: $230
Student: $100
Group*: $595

INDIVIDUAL WEBCAST
ACRL member: $50
ALA member: $75
Nonmember: $90
Student: $40
Group*: $295

*DURING THIS TIME OF COVID-19 RELATED LIBRARY CLOSURES: For purposes of group registration, ACRL will define a group as up to 30 individuals from a single institution working remotely and logging in individually from multiple locations to participate in the live webcast. Also, group registration includes access to the archived recording for one year for unlimited staff at a registered institution.

ALA and ACRL are committed to supporting our members, staff, and all librarians and library workers during these uncertain times. We will do our best to accommodate the needs of our attendees; please contact mconahan@ala.org if you have special registration circumstances.

How to Register

Register for the full series

  • Go to the Online Registration page.

  • Locate the webcast series under the July 2021 header (July 21-August 4 course dates)

  • Select the "Register" link next to the webcast series title.

  • You will need to log in with your ALA ID & password. If you do not have an ALA ID & password, you will be asked to create one in order to register.

Register for an individual webcast(s)

  • Go to the Online Registration page.

  • Locate the webcast by the date of the event under the July and August 2021 headings.

  • Select the "Register" link next to the webcast title.

  • You will need to log in with your ALA ID & password. If you do not have an ALA ID & password, you will be asked to create one in order to register.

Tech Requirements

ACRL Webcasts are held in Zoom. Speakers or a headset for listening to the presentation are required. You may interact with the presenter and ask questions through text-based chat. Closed captioning is available in the Zoom platform. The webcasts will be recorded and the link to the recordings shared shortly after the live events. 

Contact

If you have a question or need to make arrangements for special assistance or additonal accessibility, please contact Margot Conahan (mconahan@ala.org).