Professional Development

Free webinar: Copyright at Work (from the Copyright Clearance Center)

When: Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at 2:00pm EDT (12:00pm, Mountain Time)hitchhiker-image-copyright-clearance-center

This session features:
–The basics of copyright law
–What is and what is not copyright protected
–Fair use – what it is and how it works
–When copyright permission is needed, for both photocopies and electronic content
–How to obtain copyright permission and much more…

Registration link:

Missed this webinar? Links to the Copyright Clearance Center’s past webinars can be found here (ideally the webinar “Copyright at Work” will be posted here shortly after it takes place):

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) mission statement: “to make it easy for people to get, use and share content worldwide, while protecting the interests of creators, publishers and other copyright holders” (the above information is from the Copyright Clearance Center website).

Additional resources on copyright:hitchhiker-image-ala-logo

  • The Copyright Advisory Subcommittee of the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy has put together tools available online to educate librarians and others about copyright:

Check out additional free online training opportunities: Professional Development Calendar.

About Aubrey Iglesias

Aubrey is a cataloger at NMSL & the Conference Site Committee Chair at NMLA. She is currently reading: The Librarian's Introduction to Programming Languages, edited by Beth Thomsett-Scott; and: The Little Book of Hygge, Danish Secrets to Happy Living, by Meik Wiking. Her LibGuide Transforming Ourselves through Professional Development is now available on the NMSL website at

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