Every time we plan a story time, offer space for user comments to our blogs, or show a film at the library, copyright issues come into play. Get a firm grip on copyright basics to learn what's clear, what's not, and how to minimize risk. This webinar will cover the basics on identifying public domain materials, introduce viewers to the "library exception" that allows libraries to make replacement, preservation, interlibrary loan, under certain conditions and provide a simple form to file with the U.S. Copyright Office to limit the library's exposure when patrons use library resources.

This one-hour webinar is led by Mary Minow. Mary is a library law consultant with LibraryLaw.com. She manages the Stanford Copyright and Fair Use site, teaches Copyright at Dominican University and San Jose State University library schools, and consults on library digitization projects. She has a Masters in library science from the University of Michigan and a juris doctorate from Stanford University.

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