Copyright Principles for Authors and Publishers Online Course

SLA copyright principles

Copyright Principles Online Course for Authors + Publishers on Copyright


The Copyright Principles online course begins 2 May (ending 20 May), offered through Special Libraries Association’s Click University.     Register

There are 3 webinars on Copyright Principles which are recorded, a discussion list, and a 10-question multiple choice quiz at the end of the course. Participants receive a certificate of completion. Topics include:

  • the unique point of view of authors and publishers
  • criteria for copyright protection and what works are protected
  • registering copyright works
  • using the copyright symbol
  • ownership (author, employee, publisher)
  • duration of protection
  • rights granted to authors and publishers
  • moral rights versus economic rights
  • permissions for incorporating and adapting third-party works
  • fair use/dealing from the author/publisher perspective
  • licensing and assigning works to others
  • exploiting works
  • protecting works online
  • copyright infringement and remedies

What people are saying about the value of the copyright principles management courses:

“I feel so much more confident about copyright than I did prior to taking the courses.”

“I’ve really enjoyed this course. The emphasis on perspectives was enlightening.”

“We learned so very much and have built of great network of resources to assist us in our day-to-day work.”

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