The following workshops will be offered in various locations around Massachusetts in April and May 2019. Visit the MLS workshop calendar to register.
No matter what type of library you work in or what role you play there, the legal and ethical use of information is an issue you are bound to encounter at some point. Examples of library services and activities where knowledge of copyright, plagiarism, and fair use may apply include:
This workshop will cover the basics for both those who are new to this topic, as well as anyone looking for a refresher or an update on the current copyright environment. Upon completion, you will be able to:
Facilitator: Kelly Jo Woodside, MLS Consultant
Please note: The facilitator is not an attorney and cannot give legal advice.
Are you a library content creator? If you manage a website, write a blog or newsletter, design handouts or marketing materials, prepare presentations, digitize materials for your library’s collection*, the answer is yes! Since most library content creators like to share with others, this workshop will help you learn how to navigate the world of copyright and open access as an author/creator. Upon completion, you will be able to:
*Note: This is not an exhaustive list. If you think you are a library content creator, this workshop is for you!
Facilitator: Kelly Jo Woodside, MLS Consultant Please note: The facilitator is not an attorney and cannot give legal advice.
If you are new to copyright issues or in need of a refresher, we strongly recommend you also register for “Copyright and Plagiarism Basics,” which will be offered from 10am-12pm on the same day.