[Library Media] Free copyright webinar for school librarians

Matt McLain mmclain at utah.gov
Mon Nov 19 11:18:14 MST 2012

Dear Teacher Librarian Friends,

This looks like a fantastic opportunity to brush up on the wild and wooly
world of Copyright.Hurry...there are only 50 spaces available!


Matt McLain
Youth Services Coordinator & Library Consultant
Utah State Library
mmclain at utah.gov
(801) 715-6742

Posted on behalf of the ALA Washington Office:****

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*ALA to Host Copyright Webinar for Educators and School Librarians*

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Educators and school librarians have specific questions about copyright law
but often find themselves without guidance on the subject in school
environments. To address their copyright concerns, the American Library
Association (ALA) will host Complete Copyright for K–12 Librarians and
an interactive webinar created for educators and school librarians on
Tuesday, December 4, 2012, from 4:00-5:00p.m. EST. ****

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Bestselling copyright authority Carrie Russell will host the webinar and
discuss common copyright concerns explored in her newly released
book<http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=3104>of the same
title. Additionally, the webinar will offer clear guidance on
ways that educators can legally provide materials to students. Webinar
participants will learn about the following:****

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*Copyright must-knows for librarians and educators****

*Fair use****

*Creation of the copyright law****

*Use of copyright materials in school settings****

*Copyrighted content in the social media age****

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Russell, who is the director of ALA's Program on Public Access to
Information, will explore scenarios often encountered by educators in
schools, such as using copyrighted material in lesson plans, classroom
assignments, school plays, band and orchestra performances and bulletin
board displays. Participants are encouraged to ask questions about
copyright law and fair use during the webinar.****

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*Please note that there are 50 spaces available for the webinar, and the
registration deadline closes December 3, 2012. *Registration for the free
webinar is available

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Webinar participants will receive a 10 percent discount on their purchase
of the book, Complete Copyright for K–12 Librarians and

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