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You can read the write up about this event on our library blog: http://libsys.uah.edu/LibraryBlog/wordpress/?p=2753


  • Want to know the history of copyright and how it affects the classroom?
  • Found the perfect photograph online and curious about how to get permission to display it?
  • Curious what sort of materials can be put into electronic reserves?
  • Want to use a student's project in another class? Are you a student who wants to use group work in another class?
  • Need to use clips or figures for a big research project?
  • Found a perfect streaming video for a lesson but not sure if it is fair use?
  • Want to know how to contact copyright owners to get permission to use their IP?
  • Want to just know about Fair Use or the Creative Commons?

As part of our Refined Researchers series, Doug Bolden will be hosting an open class on copyright and fair use with a focus on how these impact the classroom and extended learning environment. This class will be in Library room 111, on September 23, from 5:30pm to 6:30pm.

Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, and Guests are all invited to attend. TARGET AUDIENCE: Students and professors who might be impacted by copyright issues in their classes or who are interested about how copyright applies to their own creative endeavours.

Those interested can fill out this quick form: http://goo.gl/VaKzBW to give an idea of numbers and questions curious about. No reservation necessary, but it will be helpful to contact Doug at doug.bolden@uah.edu or at (256)824-6529.

Want to know more about the Refined Researcher workshop series or the subjects being covered? See our blog post, Come and join us for our new Refined Researchers workshops, open to all! Or the flyer below might shed some light. Feel free to print it out and share it.