Libraries and Copyright in a Digital Age

Organization: Academic Impressions

Event Date/Time: Nov 27, 2012 / 1:00 pm - (EST) End Date/Time: Nov 29, 2012 / 2:30 pm - (EST)
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Description

Copyright law affects library users today in unprecedented ways. Standard library activities, such as interlibrary loan and preservation copying, raise concerns for copyright holders, and yet the Copyright Act of 1976 recognized these as legitimate library activities — within certain parameters. The law has become dated as technology has advanced, and libraries now struggle to comply with its provisions while still serving their user communities.

Join us online for a two-part webcast as our expert instructors discuss the limitations and exclusive rights of the Copyright Act that apply to digitization and reproduction of library materials and archives, as well as the new challenges for libraries with emerging technologies.

We will use case studies throughout the program to help you test your knowledge and apply the concepts you're learning. You may register for one or both sessions in this series.

BRING YOUR TEAM, TRAIN YOUR TEAM

Whether you are new to this field or experienced, it is important for librarians, archivists, and other staff to have an up-to-date understanding of copyright law. Anyone responsible for the creation and enforcement of institutional copyright policy will benefit from the information shared in this webcast.

WHAT YOU WILL GET - FREE TRAINING RESOURCE

Before the webcast, you will receive a summary of the relevant copyright statutes and regulations so that you can familiarize yourself and your colleagues with the law prior to participating in the webcast.

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Academic Impressions