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Workshops and Instructional Sessions on Scholarly Communication Topics

The Scholarly Communication librarians hold workshops for faculty and students on a variety of copyright, publishing, and open access topics.  We can meet with faculty departments or work with faculty to guest lecture in a course.  

Workshops and courses have included a variety of topics, and we also work with subject liaison librarians for content in particular disciplines. See also Instruction and Information Literacy



Scholarly Communication

- Scholarly Publishing - crisis, opportunity? 

- Judging Your Influence - AltMetrics (and open access)

- Using ScholarWorks 

- Open Education Resources (OERs) 


Information Literacy

- Information Ethics: Plagiarism, Copyright infringement, etc. 

- Information Literacy. 

- Data Management. 


Copyright & Other Legal Issues

- "all rights, in all media, in perpetuity" - How to negotiate your author / publisher agreements. 

- Creative Commons & open access licensing. 

- Copyright & Fair Use 101 

- Author Rights: Getting, Registering, Keeping, Protecting, Reclaiming, & Terminating Assignments of your Copyrights

- Copyright news update - litigation, legislation, whatever is happening!

- Copyright Issues in particular disciplines.

- Legal Issues in particular disciplines.  For instance, videostreaming; teaching/ publishing cloud computing; music; art

- Information Law & Policy 101- Difference between copyright/patent/trademark/etc.  Relationship of licensing/contracts.


Last Edited: 14 April 2015