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Now Available: Archived Copyright Tweetchat

On Tuesday, January 7, 2014, school principals, superintendents, librarians and educators participated in an interactive question-and-answer tweetchat with copyright expert and bestselling author Carrie Russell. Education professionals who missed yesterday’s copyright tweetchat now have access to the archived tweetchat. As

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Reminder: Free copyright tweetchat tomorrow

Do you find it even more difficult to understand copyright now that everything has gone digital? With the advancement of digital technologies, how has teaching changed? Can students use YouTube for classroom purposes? What about remixing – is it illegal?

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Confused about copyright? Tweet us your questions on Jan. 7th

Can you legally photocopy pages from that textbook? Can students legally remix music for school assignments? What does fair use mean, and how can it be applied in the school library or classroom? If you are a school librarian or

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Who Knew? Print disabled people read!!

ALA’s Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) submitted comments to the FCC in response to a petition from the E-reader Coalition Petition of Class Waiver of Commission’s rules for Access to Advanced Communications and Services (ACS) for People with Disabilities.

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Copyright Workshop Tailored to School Librarians

To help school librarians and educators better understand copyright law, author Carrie Russell will host the workshop “Copyright for K-12 Librarians and Educators” on April 11, 2013. Russell is also the director of the American Library Association’s Program on Public

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