[Library Media] Fwd: [trustees] FW: Can you share this information ASAP?

Juan Lee jtlee at utah.gov
Mon Dec 30 09:52:25 MST 2013

*Thanks to Sally Gardner, United for Libraries, for sending this reminder.*

 [image: k12copylaw_tweetchat_FINAL]

*Tweet us your copyright questions on Jan. 7th*

Can you legally photocopy pages from that textbook? Can students legally
remix music for school assignments? What does fair use mean, and how can it
be applied in the school library or classroom? If you are a school
librarian or educator who is confused by copyright law, you’re not alone.
School principals, superintendents, educators and librarians have specific
questions about copyright law but often find themselves without guidance on
the subject.

On *January 7, 2014, from 6:00-7:00p.m.* EST, school leaders will have the
opportunity to have their questions answered during an interactive
tweetchat with copyright expert and bestselling author Carrie Russell.
Participants can submit questions and take part in the free tweetchat by
using the *#k12copylaw* hashtag.

As part of the tweetchat, Russell will offer clear guidance on the ways
that principals, superintendents, teachers and librarians can legally
provide materials to students. Additionally, Russell will discuss scenarios
often encountered by educators in schools, such as using digital works in
the classroom and students’ use of information found on the web. Russell is
also the director of the American Library Association’s Program on Public
Access to Information.

Tweetchat participants will learn about:

   - Fair use
   - Copyright law in the digital age
   - Copyright exploitation in schools (i.e., incidents when copyright
   industry groups exploit school staff under the guise of copyright law

Russell is the author of *Complete Copyright for K–12 Librarians and
Educators <http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=3104>*, a book that
teaches educators how to fully exercise rights such as fair use while
making decisions that are both lawful and best serve the learning
community. To receive a 10% discount on *Complete Copyright
<http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=3104>* (20% for ALA members),
use the coupon code *CC2014* before January 15, 2014.

In addition to being the director of the American Library Association’s
Program on Public Access to Information, Russell speaks frequently at
state, regional, and national library conferences about the intricacies of
copyright law.

The interactive social media event will be hosted jointly by AASA: The
School Superintendents Association, the American Library Association, the
National Association of Elementary School Principals and the National
Association of Secondary School Principals.

*Participate in the free Twitter tweetchat by using #k12copylaw on January
7, 2014, from 6:00-7:00p.m. EST.*
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