Friday, October 9, 2015

Understanding Copyright

The Digital Public Library of America, through their Public Library Partnerships Project (PLPP),  has put together a curriculum "to provide digital skills training for public librarians and connect them sustainably with state and regional resources for digitizing, describing, and exhibiting their cultural heritage content.

This is the third module in the series and is entitled "Understanding Copyright".  It was created by Franky Abbott from the Digital Public Library of America

It covers:
  • how to identify content in the public domain
  • how to identify content under copyright and pursue permissions
  • orphan works
  • fair use
  • understanding risk
  • rights and access statements

This content is provided courtesy of the Public Library Partnerships Project

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