Tag Archives: Complete Copyright

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 part of the copyright tweetchat, Russell answered copyright questions posed by Twitter users using the hashtag #k12copylaw. The interactive social ... Read More »

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? If you are a school librarian or educator who is confused by copyright law, you’re not alone. On January 7, ... Read More »

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 educator who is confused by copyright law, you’re not alone. School principals, superintendents, educators and librarians have specific questions about ... Read More »

Copyright trolling: Make money by scaring people

Halloween has passed (and unfortunately a quick scan of the office confirms that my work colleagues did not end up with extra candy this year). But copyright trolls can make every day scarier than Halloween for some people. Here’s how: Threaten a school or library by alleging copyright infringement. “If you do not cease the alleged infringing activity, the rights ... Read More »

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 Access to Information. Register now In the workshop, Russell will discuss her newly released book Copyright for K-12 Librarians and ... Read More »