Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Sep: Demystifying Copyright: How to Educate Your Staff and Community - ALA

Beginning Monday, September 8
Protect your institution from cease-and-desist letters, time-draining threats, and lawsuits. Harris, an intellectual property attorney who has trained libraries, museums, and corporations in copyright, will provide you with the basic knowledge of copyright and its best practices. You will be guided step by step through developing a copyright education program for your staff and community.
This course includes the following topics:
•    Understanding the risks of copyright infringement and how to protect your library from lawsuits
•    Understanding the need for compliance under U.S. and global copyright law
•    Evaluating copyright issues in your library
•    Developing a copyright education plan