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online copyright coursesOur clients and customers consistently rate our courses very highly and go on to recommend them to others.  See what they have to say about courses below.  And remember to join our exclusive global copyright community to  receive our weekly copyright email, giving you access to early bird pricing on our courses and awesome copyright content. JOIN.

What Are Graduates Saying

The Copyright Leadership Certificate is a great, well-paced overview of copyright law, with material to continue to study on my own and to continue to use as reference in the future. The e-mail format of the lessons worked great. The self-grading quizzes in each lesson helped me focus on what I failed to learn/understand and need to relearn. I will use the fair use tool and many of the charts and guides provided. I found the class list had great potential for network contacts as well, should I have questions in the future and may want to reach out. Thanks to the Certificate, I am now able to respond with more confidence to copyright questions and know when to seek further advice from legal. The Certificate was definitely worth the price and I recommend it to others.- Jane E. Matthews, Cook Research, Inc., June 2017

I have taken several of’s courses and continue to believe that they are really worth the money. I always come away from the courses with new information I can apply in my library and on campus. I am the copyright specialist on my campus so the courses provide me with more of an understanding that I can bring to my regular meetings with faculty. As well, I provide regular copyright updates for our library staff and provide one on each course I complete. — Shelley Hawrychuk, Deputy Chief Librarian, University of Toronto Mississauga

Thank you for offering this course.  I feel more “in the know” about copyright! — Paula Hardy, Interior Health Libraries, Kamloops, BC

The e-lessons in the course, Managing Copyright Issues, were very clear and easy to understand – despite the complexity of the issues.  I would definitely recommend this course to others. — Jody Gripp, Tacoma Public Library, Washington State

March 2015–The content is interesting and I am learning a lot (as always)! — Lindsay Tripp, Copyright Librarian, Langara College, Vancouver, BC

May 2010–Thank you very much [for instructing Developing A Copyright Policy.]  This course has forced us to put down on paper what we need to move copyright forward in our institution. — Patricia Sutherland, Library Manager, College of the North Atlantic – Qatar

I really enjoyed this course [Developing a Copyright Policy or Guidelines] and especially how it’s organized. It has given me a lot to think about and ideas about how I will approach my new role as Copyright Services Librarian. — Mélanie Brunet, Ottawa, Canada

A super course.  I appreciated getting your prompt feedback after posting my assignments in the course, Developing A Copyright Policy. — Lynn Hughes, College of the Rockies Library, British Columbia

I was expecting a lot of reading in this course [Canadian Copyright Law], however the lessons are compacted with a lot of information and written for the layperson.– Karen Mah,, Head, Information Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge, Alberta

Additional Course Feedback

“Group discussion was very effective and I learned a lot from the examples.”

“Copyright is such a grey area the more knowledge the better.”

“I would definitely recommend the courses to anyone who is the go-to person for copyright issues/questions in their organization.”

“It was great to make new connections and build a good network of professionals who deal with copyright issues in their daily work life.”

“I really liked the brainstorming ideas for educating others about copyright.”

“[The course gave] me some professional confidence.”

“I would recommend the course because it gives a better understanding of copyright compliance and best practices.”

“I really enjoyed the instructor’s style, and found her to be very understandable despite the complex nature of some of the legal concepts covered in this course.”

“Great, engaging instructor.”

“Lesley, please continue to acknowledge attendees issues and concerns “on the fly” and offer your expertise “on the fly”. With this dynamic approach to teaching, Lesley brought out more questions from the attendees and offered more of her expertise – and, the attendees offered their own expertise to fellow attendees.”

“Instructor was excellent. Lots of information and knowledge. I know copyright can be a complex subject and Lesley made it less intimidating.”

“The copyright pathfinders [tools] provided by you were greatly helpful, so thank you so much!”

Consulting and Customized Training Endorsements (with CEO Lesley Ellen Harris)

Lesley presented our team with an information-packed webinar about image copyright issues, customized for our needs. A very useful and engaging session — highly recommended! — Ellen Fanning, editor, Computerworld (October 2016)

Lesley’s careful and collaborative needs assessment process was terrifically helpful. She delivered highly customized guidelines and tips for rollout and training that we are eager to implement. Any organization would benefit from her expertise! – Amanda Fonorow, Copyright & Licensing Librarian, Center for Creative Leadership (December 2015)

We recently engaged Lesley on the development of Copyright and Licensing Guidelines for the Bank of Canada. Lesley was a pleasure to work with. She is extremely knowledgeable, provided us with insightful and valuable advice, and was able to produce exactly the practical set of guidelines we were looking for in a succinct timeline. – Susan Hodges, Knowledge & Information Services, Bank of Canada (January 2014)

Lesley provided exactly the up-to-date copyright information and resources we needed, in a timely and painless fashion, and our staff benefitted greatly from her eTutorial. We highly recommend her services. – Dan Holbrow, PD Coordinator, Museums Association of Saskatchewan (February 2014)

I feel honored to take a course with Ms. Harris whose name seemingly turns up wherever I turn in search of copyright education information. — Dr. Manly Romero, Performance Librarian, Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY

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