Thursday, September 4, 2014

Oct-Nov: Becoming the Copyright Specialist in Your Library (ALA)

Asynchronous eCourse beginning October 13, 2014 and continuing for 4 weeks

Educators, librarians, archivists, and other information professional are often required to understand international copyright treaties and foreign copyright laws as well as the copyright laws in their own country—at least on a practical level. In this course, Harris will provide you with the knowledge you need to complete daily activities within the confines of copyright law.

The role of the librarian as all-purpose copyright specialist is becoming increasingly important, and in this course, you will learn what makes a great one. You will also examine and evaluate the opportunities and challenges of being the go-to copyright specialist.