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Scholarly Communication Services Toolkit

Copyright Basics & Fair Use

Copyright Basics & History.  Tuesday, February 2, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM
Presented by Kristy Padron and Larry Mello. 

What is copyright, and what does it cover?  How did copyright evolve?  This interactive, 90-minute session will cover these topics and will be the first in a series of in-house sessions on copyright.  Topics also introduce copyright for textual, artistic, and IT works.  Recommended for anyone who wants to learn more about copyright, works with it as part of their job assignment, or find out how to ethically use the work of others.

Fair Use.   Tuesday, February 23, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM
Presented by Tom O’Brien. 

Fair use allows copyrighted works to be used for certain purposes and is widely used in library, educational, and creative settings.  Learn about how to make a decision to apply fair use and how it its interpreted.  This session is recommended for anyone interested in copyright for library, educational, or creative purposes.  Join the second part, Hands-On with Fair Use on February 25.

Hands-On with Fair Use.*  Thursday, February 25, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM
Presented by Tom O'Brien and Copyright Working Group.

Remember your lab for Biology 1001?  It’s like that, except it’s for fair use!  Join the Copyright Working Group in this discussion of fair use.  In this session, fair use scenarios will be presented and participants can apply and discuss fair use concepts in an open and very low stakes setting. 
*This is  a highly recommended follow-up for increasing your knowledge and confidence with this important and frequently used copyright concept.

Course Reserves & Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Course Reserves.  Monday, March 22, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM
Presented by Nikki Worrell and Jerrel Horn

Course Reserves is a service that makes library materials and other readings available for classes.  This service also considers copyright and its exceptions when making materials available and with advising faculty and instructors who want to put readings on 'reserve.'  Course Reserve staff Nikki Worrell and Jerrel Horn introduce the nuts and bolts of their service and how they apply copyright.

Interlibrary Loan.  Monday, April 5, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM
Presented by Melanie Poloff and ILL Staff

In this master class, Interlibrary Loan Department managers introduce how their department applies various sections of US copyright law (First Sale, Libraries Exception) and guidelines (CONTU) for their lending activities.  The end of the session introduces some scenarios to show how each instance is considered on case-by-case bases.  

Teaching, Images, Tables, and Infringement

Copyright in Teaching: Classroom Exception, DMCA & TEACH Act.  Tuesday, April 20, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM
Presented by Ken Frankel and Kristy Padron

This Master Class Series introduces copyright laws that focus on teaching: Classroom Exception, Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) and TEACH Act. This recording includes ways to approach scenarios that may include online classes, showing videos, and performing works in class.

Copyright Matters: Images, Tables, Plagiarism and Infringement.  Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM
Presented by Lauri Rebar and Kristy Padron