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Copyright Conference 2014

Librarians are constantly confronted with copyright questions and issues in the routine execution of their duties. The UCCS Copyright Conference offers public, academic, and school librarians the opportunity to learn about U.S. Copyright Law and how it impacts the services we offer our patrons. The conference will cover:
  • The fundamentals of U.S. Copyright Law which every librarian needs to be familiar with;
  • The copyright exceptions of fair use and section 108;
  • Recent court cases which impact the services we offer our patrons.
In the break-out sessions participants will explore relevant copyright topics more in-depth. Conference participants will develop a better understanding of the law and learn how to balance the rights of authors and creators with the needs of our patrons. The conference speakers have extensive knowledge and experience working with library copyright issues and have presented nationally and internationally on intellectual property topics.

June 10, 2014
UCCS Copyright Conference 2014


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UCCS Campus: The University of Colorado Colorado Springs University Center


June 9th, 1pm-4pm (optional preconference session)

Credits:
0.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

How to enroll »
Cost: $40

Goals/Objectives

Participants will:
  1. Attend the day-long UCCS Copyright Conference on June 10th, 2014. Participants must register for the conference at: www.uccs.edu/library/copyrightworkshop
  2. Collaborate with conference attendees on how to address copyright issues at their institution
  3. Reflect on what they learned at the conference and make connections to their current work/position requirements and outline "next steps" for applying this knowledge in their workplace

Course Requirements

  1. Attend the day-long UCCS Copyright Conference on June 10th, 2014. Participants must register for the conference at: www.uccs.edu/library/copyrightworkshop
  2. Complete the certificate of attendance (will be distributed at the conference)
  3. Submit the certificate of attendance to Carla Myers upon completion of conference attendance on June 10th, 2014.
    There will be a table set-up at the conference venue to submit these forms. If Certificate of Attendance is not turned in on the day of the conference, participants can scan and email it to Carla Myers (cmyers8@uccs.edu) within one week of conference (no later than June 17, 2014).

UCCS Instructor: Carla Myers, cmyers8@uccs.edu