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LYRASIS Class: Introduction to Copyright for Digitization

October 29, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Are you planning for a digitization project? Whether you are new to digitization or looking to expand your efforts, you may be considering the copyright issues and implications for your project. What is protected by copyright? What isn’t? Do you have the rights to put materials online? Can you get permission or are items in the public domain? This two hour live online class will cover the basics of copyright law and will include information about public domain, fair use, due diligence, the permissions process and orphan works.

Instructor: Leigh Grinstead
Leigh Grinstead has more than 20 years of experience working in museums, overseeing collections and conducting collection inventories. Her years working with museum collections gave her the drive to be a hands-on advocate for digitization, and her project management experience has allowed her to add discipline to the planning, budgeting, implementation and analysis stages of digitization projects. In addition, Leigh has been responsible for training many library and cultural heritage professionals in the use of digital technologies.

Visit the LYRASIS website to enroll in this class.


October 29, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm