Copyright in Action: Introduction & Overview

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This session will review the history and mechanics of copyright law in the United States. Copyright questions are common in library land and staying up to date with details and current legal requirements is essential. We strongly recommend attending this session as a foundation for the remainder of the series.

Attendees will discuss what is/isn’t copyrightable (including exceptions!), ownership and duration of copyright, author's rights, and infringement pitfalls.

Attendees of this session will have the opportunity to:

  • Understand how and why copyright got started
  • Learn about the basic components and mechanics of copyright
  • Explore the evolution of current law
  • Discuss common pitfalls and misunderstanding about copyright


  • OhioNET members can register at no cost using the button above.


February 4th, 2021 2:30 PM through  4:00 PM
Phone: 1-800-686-8975
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee(s)
OhioNET members $ 0.00
Non-members $ 75.00
Webinar Event
Webinar Key 4085166594076726796
Archived Webinar Link
Event Details
Presenter Name Carla Myers
Presenter Background

Carla Myers serves as Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Scholarly Communications for the Miami University Libraries. Her professional presentations and publications focus on fair use, copyright in the classroom, and library copyright issues.

Training Track Preservation & Access
Who Should Attend Library staff working in reference, instruction, programming, makerspaces, and anyone with an interest in the topic.
CE Contact Hours 1.5