[Libs-Or] Confused about copyright? Tweet us your questions on Jan. 7th
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Mon Dec 30 11:36:14 PST 2013
Confused about copyright? Tweet us your questions on Jan. 7th
Posted on December 30, 2013 by Jazzy Wright
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
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
for ALA members), use the coupon codeCC2014 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
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 tweetchat by using #k12copylaw on January 7, 2014,
from 6:00-7:00p.m. EST.
*Lincoln County Library DistrictP.O. Box 2027Newport, OR 97365Phone & Fax:
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