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Join library staff for a 3 hour webinar in Olin Library 142. Feel free to bring your lunch if you wish.

This is sponsored by the Educause Learning Initiative. Speakers will be Patricia Aufderheide and Brandon Butler.

How can higher education professional staff best facilitate faculty and student use of copyrighted materials as they teach, learn, and research? Professors Aufderheide and Butler will explain basic principles of fair use in copyright law, review recent changes in interpretation, discuss the best practices approach as developed by librarians, open-courseware designers, and members of the professoriate, and how to use these tools to facilitate higher-ed mission, both in physical and digital spaces. They will also discuss implications of latest litigation, and take your questions!

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the logic of fair use within copyright
  • Understand how to work with faculty and staff to apply fair use to their situation
  • Know how to manage copyright questions in the digital environment

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Micah Zeller
Copyright & Digital Access Librarian


Olin Library, room 142 - ask at the help desk for directions
Saint Louis, United States