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ALA and Infopeople Offering Special Webcast—“Borrowing” Graphics or Text For Library Web Pages: Fair Play, and Fair Use

Posted Feb 23, 2005
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Infopeople and the American Library Association's Office of Information Technology Policy (OITP) have announced a special Webcast by Mary Minow entitled "Borrowing" Graphics or Text For Library Web Pages: Fair Play, and Fair Use.

Mary Minow will deliver the Webcast on March 3, 2005, starting at noon PST. This ALA-sponsored Webcast is available to library workers nationwide but "seating" is limited to 150. There is no registration. Admission to the live Webcast is on a first come, first serve basis.

Webcast Title: "BORROWING" GRAPHICS OR TEXT FOR LIBRARY WEB PAGES: FAIR PLAY AND FAIR USE

Date: March 3, 2005

Time: Noon - 1:00pm PST

Description: Libraries seldom have generous graphic arts budgets, and it can be hard to give your Web pages that extra sparkle. When is it OK for a library to borrow graphics and text from other Web sites? This Webcast guides you through a handy flowchart that helps you identify what is in the public domain, gives you a sense of what qualifies as "fair use," and offers sample permission forms that can be emailed to Webmasters.

For more information and to participate in this Webcast, go to http://infopeople.org/training/webcasts/03-03-05/

Source: The Infopeople Project, http://infopeople.org/


 
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