Who Owns Your Scholarship? Copyright, Publication Agreements, and Good Policy
What: A Workshop for Authors and Creators of Academic Works
Who: Kenneth Crews, Director of the Copyright Advisory Office, Columbia University
When: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Monday, February 16, 2009
Where: Great Hall, Coffman Memorial Union
Free to University of Minnesota community. This event has been designated by the Office of the Vice President for Research to satisfy the Awareness/Discussion component of the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) continuing education requirement.
Who owns the article or book you just published?
Who owns your course syllabus and lecture notes?
Who controls publishing in your discipline?
How can you fairly use the work of others in your scholarship?
How does the new University Copyright Policy affect you?
Attend this short workshop to discuss these questions with your colleagues and learn how to manage your copyrights while increasing the impact of your work by providing the greatest possible visibility and access.
Kenneth Crews joined Columbia University in January 2008 as founding director of the Copyright Advisory Office (CAO), the principal service of which is to provide guidance with respect to the relationship between copyright law and the research, teaching, and service mission of the University community. Crews is the author of numerous books and articles on copyright law, including the book Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators, currently in its second edition. He recently completed a worldwide study of copyright statutes for the World Intellectual Property Organization, an agency of the United Nations. Read more about Dr. Crews...