Copyright 101: Helping students and patrons understand copyright

Scheduled Dates
November 9 – 10, 2016, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm CST


— Early Bird Deadline: October 18 Available On Request

Course Type: Live-Online

Librarians come in contact with copyright laws in a variety of ways in their work. Whether it is a student wanting to make copies, an instructor wanting to show a a film in class, or a small business owner wanting to use content for marketing materials, our work and our patrons present us with a myriad of copyright-related dilemmas.

In this course, we will inspect the history of American copyright law. We will list ways that copyright law effects library work. Finally, we will discuss solutions to possible copyright-related dilemmas.
Disclaimer: This class is not taught by a lawyer. If you need legal advice, please contact a lawyer.

Learning Objectives:
Identify ways that copyright law effects library work
List ways that copyright law effects library work
Explain copyright-related solutions in library work

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Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements:
Approximately one hour of homework will be required each day.
It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Technical Requirements:
Live Online System Requirements

Session Duration:
This course consists of two 2-hour sessions.

Kyla Hunt –

Continuing Education Credit
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