Do you already know some copyright basics, such as the general length of copyright, the fact that copyright is automatic, and the like? Would you like to learn a bit more about implied licenses, international copyright laws, and standardized rights statements (or copyright metadata)? If so, this course is for you.

By the end of this course attendees will:

· Understand what an implied license is and how to determine if one exists
· Understand how US law interacts with international treaties, such as the Berne Convention
· Understand copyright metadata and why it is important


Original broadcast July 13, 2021 

Presenter: Sara Rachel Benson
Sara Benson is the Copyright Librarian and an Assistant Professor in the Scholarly Communication and Publishing Unit at the University of Illinois Library. She holds a JD from the University of Houston Law Center, an LLM from Boalt Hall School of Law at Berkeley, and an MSLIS from the School of Information Science at the University of Illinois. Prior to joining the Library, Sara was a Lecturer at the University of Illinois College of Law for ten years.

Sara is the host of the Podcast ©hat (“Copyright Chat”) available on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hat/id1228231003?mt=2 and editor of the bestselling ACRL book titled “Copyright Conversations: Rights Literacy in a Digital World.