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Delve deeper into complex issues with the Copyright in Action webinar series

Does online learning work better for you?  We know that your schedule is busy and that, often, time is the one resource it’s hardest to come by. Our very popular webinar series, continues in its second-year schedule with three sessions that address complex and practical issues related to copyright.  Led by Carla Myers (Miami University Libraries), these, like all our online sessions, are recorded for your convenience. Even if you know you can’t make it real time, sign up anyway and automatically receive a follow-up email including the session handouts and a link to view the recording.

Copyright in Action: Considerations for Open Educational Resources
As everyone feels pressure to do more with fewer resources, OERs (Open Educational Resources) have become an attractive option. As more folks explore how to select (or create their own) OERs, we need to better understand the copyright implications for these complex intellectual products.
Wednesday, August 14, 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
CEUs: 1.5

Copyright in Action: Getting Permissions
Despite the numerous exceptions and allowances afforded to libraries, schools, and other educational entities, sometimes it’s necessary to formally request permission to use copyright-protected materials. Attend this session to learn about the required steps and recommendations to help secure a “yes.”
Tuesday, October 29, 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
CEUs: 1.5

Copyright in Action: Determining Copyright Status Step-by-Step
Even though the roots of copyright can be found in the U.S. Constitution, the practices and requirements have changed drastically over time. Depending on the publication date and circumstances, the protections provided vary widely. Learn the about the steps and tools you’ll need to determine whether a title is (or isn’t) protected.
Thursday, December 12, 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
CEUs: 1.5

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