The future of copyright in the digital age and what it means for you
"Really fantastic course. Great pace and very helpful"
"Excellent course - informative, authoritative and even fun"
Trainers: Emily Goodhand and Professor Charles Oppenheim
When: 27th February 2013
This one day, highly interactive course will bring attendees up to date on recent developments in UK copyright law, explaining the implications for all who use information resources in their day to day work, and what they need to tell colleagues. You will gain the confidence to deal with the practical issues which they might encounter, and to answer questions from colleagues on topics as wide ranging as orphan works, licences (including Creative Commons licences) and the significance of proposed legislative changes (including Hargreaves Review, Digital Economy Act and EU legislation) and recent key legal cases.
Who should attend:
This course is aimed at all those who undertake library and information work that involves the use of copyright materials and who are keen to learn about recent developments in copyright law and practice. Knowledge of copyright principles and law is assumed.
Course Presenters: Emily Goodhand and Professor Charles Oppenheim
Emily is the Copyright & Compliance Officer at the University of Reading. She has a strong online presence as @copyrightgirl on Twitter and represents the lis-copyseek community as Vice-Chairman of the Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance (LACA). Charles was until he retired in 2009 Professor of Information Science at Loughborough University. He is now a copyright consultant, a frequent contributor to lis-copyseek discussions and is both a member of LACA and of the team that advises the JISC on IPR matters.
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