Teaching & Training

You Can Use Fair Use!

At first glance, the fair use exception in copyright can seem too vague to rely upon, and detailed guidelines have been articulated through caselaw. However, there are many common and valuable uses that have consistently been found to fall under fair use, and organizations have developed suggested practices for making strong cases for fair use. This session will demystify fair use and give you concrete guidance for tailoring ...more »

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Navigating Copyright Ownership, CCC, and Permissions Depts.

Copyright has exceptions that let you make some uses without permission, but what if those exceptions don't help? This session will discuss finding copyright owners and how to work with authors, the Copyright Clearance Center, performing rights organizations, and publisher permissions departments to effectively obtain necessary clearances.

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Professionalism & Leadership at Every Level

You Hold Copyrights, What Do you Do With Them?

Librarians constantly use copyrighted works, but they also produce and own them, either individually or as institutions. This session would discuss how to be a responsible copyright owner and help participants think about why they made a given work, what they want to do with it, and how copyright can help or hinder meeting those goals.

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Become a Copyright First Responder

Many librarians receive copyright questions, and some universities have programs for training librarians and information professionals to handle these questions. I'd like a deep dive or workshop to train to be a copyright first responder.

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