Defining Your Role as the Go-To Copyright Person is an exploratory online course in which you learn about the why, who, what and how of being that designated copyright contact person. You’ll receive one lesson each week with short discussion questions to help you explore your role.
- 5 e-lessons including a summary of best practices + online discussions
- 16 September to 11 October 2019
Syllabus for Defining Your Role as the Go-To Copyright Person
E-Lesson 1.0 — What Is the Go-To Copyright Person’s Role?
- Who Should Be the Go-To Copyright Person?
- What Is Your Role vis-à-vis Copyright Issues?
- Do I Need a New Job Title?
E-Lesson 2.0 — Getting Established
- Your Support Groups
- Your Organization’s Copyright Issues
- Your Target Audience
E-Lesson 3.0 — Your Responsibilities
- Responsibilities of a Copyright Professional
- Understanding Copyright as Part of Risk Management
- The Role of a Copyright Policy or Guidelines
E-Lesson 4.0 — Your Copyright Education
- Your Continuing Copyright Education
- Copyright Basics
- Exceptions to Obtaining Permission
E-Lesson 5.0 — Best Practices for Getting Started
- 10 Best Practices for Getting Started as the Go-To Copyright Person
Participants do the work on their own time as their schedules permit. We don’t meet together at any specific times. Instruction includes readings and assignments in one-week segments. Student participation is in an online forum.
Canadians, register here to enroll in a Canadian version of this course.
For information about this eTutorial on defining your role as the designated copyright contact in your organization, email us.
For a more comprehensive course on leading copyright issues in your library or organization, see the Copyright Leadership Certificate.
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