For immediate release | April 5, 2013

Best-selling author to host copyright workshop for educators and school librarians

WASHINGTON, D.C.—To help school librarians and educators better understand copyright law, author Carrie Russell will host the workshop “Copyright for K-12 Librarians and Educators” on April 11, 2013. Russell is also the director of the American Library Association’s Program on Public Access to Information.

In the workshop, Russell will discuss her newly released book "Copyright for K-12 Librarians and Educators" and offer guidance on ways to legally provide materials to students by exploring common scenarios encountered by school educators and librarians. Registration for this ALA Editions Workshop is available on the ALA Store (registration is available at both the individual and group rates).

With 15 years’ experience as a practicing librarian, Russell is a frequent speaker at state, regional and national library conferences about the intricacies of copyright law. She is also the author of numerous articles on copyright and information policy that have appeared in such journals as Library Trends, Library Issues, Public Libraries and Library Journal.

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