You are not alone in your feelings about copyright; the word makes many people uncomfortable. The academic world tends to cringe when you mention the word copyright. Many think and hope they fall under the Fair Use Act, or the TEACH Act and that educational use keeps them lawful. Faculty may have a “don’t ask, don’t tell” mentality when dealing with numerous copyright issues. Copyright does not have to be that complicated.
Come discover some of the simple things you can do to ensure your electronic course content (images, documents, etc.) keeps you in the clear with Copyright Laws.
Original broadcast August 8, 2017
Cheryl Ann Coyle ~ Biography
Cheryl Ann is sharing her passion for copyright with the world. She graduated from C.W. Post, Long Island University in 1995 with her Master’s in Library Science. She has presented several workshops at local and state conferences on the various aspects of Copyright, and continually shares her knowledge through her website, www.copyrightlibrarian.com.
Seeking more knowledge of copyright, she recently completed her Certificate in Copyright Management through SLA and CopyrightLaws.com. She also serves as a member of her Library Copyright Committee and is working on ways to facilitate more copyright discussions among professional staff and faculty in colleges.