Wednesday, November 18, 2009

2010 Scheduling of In-Person Courses

In 2009, I taught a number of professional development courses on copyright and licensing to a variety of audiences (from librarians to government workers to photographers) in a variety of cities, including Annapolis (MD), College Station (TX), Lansdowne (VA), Toronto (Ontario), Washington (DC), and Copenhagen (Denmark).

If you would like to schedule an in-person course, or online course specifically for your organization, email me at:
contact at copyrightlaws dot com.

Possible topics for courses, seminars and workshops are:
Copyright Compliance
Managing Copyright Issues
Licensing Electronic Resources
Digital Copyright Issues
Digital Content Management
Developing A Copyright Policy
Educating Others in your Organization about Copyright & Licensing Issues
Primers (for example on U.S., Canadian and international copyright law)
Or let me know what topics you would like covered in your seminar...

Look forward to hearing from you.


Wednesday, November 4, 2009

2010 Offering of Copyright Law for Canadian Librarians

Copyright Law for Canadian Librarians (“CLCL”), an advanced online course with 6 e-lessons, a discussion blog, and specific case studies relevant to day to day copyright situations in Canadian libraries, will be offered from January 18 to February 12, 2010.

Course developed by Lesley Ellen Harris and offered through Register at


1. How Copyright Law Affects Librarians

2. A Librarian’s Primer on Canadian Copyright Law

3. Library Provisions in the Canadian Copyright Act

4. Digital Copyright Issues and Libraries

5. Permissions and License Agreements

6. Steps to Copyright Compliance