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Fair Use: Past, Present, and Future of a Critical Right

This workshop will review key court decisions and legislative history to show how Fair Use is not a defense to copyright infringement, but rather a critical legal right. In addition to learning about the legal precedent around Fair Use, participants will also gain a practical understanding of (1) how to conduct a Fair Use assessment and (2) the ways that Fair Use is often exercised by library users in the course teaching, scholarship, and research.

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Florida State University Libraries are excited to host “Know Your CopyRights,” a workshop series on copyright law for libraries. The series is a free professional development opportunity for librarians and library staff, focused primarily on building a broad understanding of US copyright law, common copyright exceptions and issues, and the practical application of copyright in day-to-day library work.

Each workshop is offered twice for attendees' convenience, and content is noncumulative; feel free to sign up for one session or for all of them!

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Strozier Library, Scholars Commons Instruction Room
116 Honors Way, Tallahassee, FL 32306, Tallahassee, FL

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Workshops & Seminars


Libraries, University Libraries


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