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Fair Use on the Physical and Digital Campus

September 16 1:00 - 4:00pm TLT Office (Belk Library 115) Register Now

Kurt Moore, foundation relations director, and Vicki Siler, emerging technologies librarian, will moderate this online Educause seminar with American University professor Patricia Aufderheide.

How can higher education professional staff best facilitate faculty and student use of copyrighted materials as they teach, learn, and research? Professor Aufderheide will explain basic principles of fair use in copyright law, review recent changes in interpretation, discuss the best practices approach as developed by librarians, open-courseware designers, and members of the professoriate, and how to use these tools to facilitate higher-ed mission, both in physical and digital spaces. She will also discuss implications of latest litigation, and take your questions!

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the logic of fair use within copyright
  • Understand how to work with faculty and staff to apply fair use to their situation
  • Know how to manage copyright questions in the digital environment