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The Road to Copyright Clarity
A Collaboration between the Northeast Ohio Regional Library System and the Media Education Lab
Do you have questions about how copyright and fair use affect you or your patrons? Renee Hobbs will introduce key ideas about copyright as it applies to the work of librarians in public, academic, school and special library contexts. She will answer your questions about copyright, digital media and learning and discuss strategies for using inquiry practices to support people's ability to gain a better understanding of copyright law and apply it to everyday life.
Understand the purpose of copyright law and its relevance to the work of librarians and their patrons
Gain knowledge of some of the different types of misinformation that patrons may have about copyright
Appreciate how inquiry learning practices can help empower people with a deeper understanding of how copyright law applies to the everyday practices of work, school and daily life.
Renee Hobbs is the author of Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital Learning and 9 other books about digital and media literacy education. Professor and Director of the Media Education Lab at the University of Rhode Island's Harrington School of Communication and Media, where she co-directs the Graduate Certificate in Digital Literacy. Hobbs is a educator, researcher and activist who advances the quality of media literacy education in the United States and around the world. She is the Founding Editor of the Journal of Media Literacy Education.