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Copyright Basics for Librarians
Confused by copyright? You are not alone! U.S. copyright law permeates almost every facet of librarianship, and in this 90-minute session we'll explore the basics of U.S. copyright law that all librarians should be familiar with.
How copyright is secured;
The types of works eligible for copyright protection;
The rights granted to those who create copyrightable works; and
The duration of copyright
We'll also explore tools and resources librarians can consult to learn more abut the law.
Presenter: 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.