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Free Information Sessions Covering U.S. Copyright Law

Copyright law in the United States affects content creators and those who use copyrighted material for business, education and more. For help navigating the complexities of copyright in the United States, join us for any of Copyright Clearance Center’s educational programming. Attend a webinar, watch one of our award-winning videos, or sign up for a certificate course.

Copyright at Work

If you've ever been puzzled by copyright questions, don't miss this opportunity to learn from the copyright experts and to expand your respect for intellectual property. Not only will you get answers to your corporate copyright questions but you'll also learn how to minimize your company's exposure to illegal content use.

Academic Annual Copyright License - Onboarding Information Session

This webinar discusses the Academic Annual Copyright License. The AACL provides the comprehensive copyright coverage colleges and universities need to use and share information.

Copyright in Academia

This webinar provides a quick, but in-depth look at important concerns surrounding the use of copyright-protected content within an academic environment. 

Copyright in the  Proprietary Institution

Lawful use of copyright-protected content for teaching purposes in a proprietary institution differs from use in a non-profit educational setting. This program is intended to provide a quick, but in-depth look at important concerns within a for-profit academic environment.

Copyright and Publishing

Produced specifically for the publishing community, Copyright and Publishing focuses on the basics of U.S. copyright law, including a copyright holder’s privileges and obligations, and when permission may be required.

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Certificate Courses Covering U.S. Copyright Law

Copyright for Academia

Join us for an in-depth investigation of copyright in academia. This instructor led eLearning certificate course incorporates group discussions, question and answer sessions, and analysis of real world scenarios, including both group and individual activities.

Copyright law is a type of property law that is intended to secure rights to works that an author has created. Copyright for Academia focuses on text-based materials and provides an overview of copyright, discussing key issues that affect non-profit academic institutions. Discussion and questions are encouraged, but note that this course and any materials distributed, do not constitute legal advice.

Course Objectives:

  • State the underlying purpose of copyright law
  • Describe and apply limitations and exceptions
  • Apply the elements and requirements of the DMCA and TEACH Act
  • List at least one action you will take at your organization within a month of completing this course

Who Should Attend?

Faculty and staff members, students, and anyone who wants to gain an understanding of copyright law as applicable to academic institutions.

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Copyright for Publishing Professionals

Are you unclear on how copyright law impacts publishing? OnCopyright Education's six module eLearning certificate course Copyright for Publishing Professionals focuses on U.S. copyright law and when permission to use copyrighted materials may be required. With an emphasis on test-based materials, key issues that affect employees are discussed.

The course includes instructor-led eLearning sessions, all materials, group discussions, question and answer sessions and analyses of real-world scenarios, including group and individual activities.

Course Objectives:

  • State the underlying purpose of copyright law
  • Describe the purposes of sections 106, 107 and 109 in U.S. Code title 17, Chapter 1
  • Recognize copyright implications for digital content
  • Conduct a fair use analysis on at least three scenarios encountered in your organization
  • Understand copyright compliance best practices

Who Should Attend?

Editors, rights & permissions, production, marketing, sales and finance personnel from all organizational levels who want to gain more of an understanding about how copyright law impacts publishing.

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Copyright Law and Libraries

Copyright law is a type of property law that is intended to secure rights to works that an author has created. Copyright Law and Libraries focuses on text-based materials that may be protected by copyright and provides an overview of copyright, discussing key issues that affect libraries. Discussion and questions are encouraged, but note that this course and any materials distributed, do not constitute legal advice.

Course Objectives:

  • State the underlying purpose of copyright law
  • Describe the purposes of sections 106-109 in U.S. Code title 17, Chapter 1
  • Conduct a fair use analysis on at least three scenarios encountered in the library
  • Apply section 108 to at least three scenarios encountered in the library
  • Apply the elements and requirements of the DMCA and TEACH Act to a scenario encountered in the library
  • State one action learned from this course and how it could be implemented at a library

Who Should Attend?

Librarians, faculty and staff members, students, and anyone who wants to gain an understanding of copyright law as applicable to libraries.

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Copyright Fundamentals in the Workplace – Six Module Certificate Course

Copyright is a type of property law that is intended to secure rights to works that an author has created. OnCopyright Education's six module eLearning certificate course Copyright Fundamentals in the Workplace focuses on the basics of U.S. copyright law and when permission to use copyrighted materials may be required. With an emphasis on text-based materials, key issues that affect employees are discussed. During each online session students will have the opportunity to participate in a question and answer session. Students will also receive a workbook and a recording of the session itself to help with copyright questions long after the session has been completed.

Course Objectives:

  • State the underlying purpose of copyright law
  • Describe the purposes of sections 106, 107 and 109 in U.S. Code title 17, Chapter 1.
  • Conduct a fair use analysis on at least three scenarios encountered in your organization
  • List at least one action you will take at your organization within a month of completing this course.

Who Should Attend?

Staff from all organizational levels and anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of copyright law as applicable to corporations.

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Copyright Fundamentals One Module Certificate Course

Are you unclear on how copyright law impacts your work? OnCopyright Education's single module certificate course Copyright Fundamentals focuses on the basics of U.S. copyright law and when permission to use copyrighted materials may be required. During the 90 minute class, students will have the opportunity to participate in a question and answer session. They will also receive a workbook and a recording of the class itself to help with copyright questions long after the class has been completed.

Course Objectives:

  • State the purpose of copyright
  • Describe the intent of §107 Fair Use
  • Recognize copyright implications for digital content
  • Identify potential infringements of copyright
  • Understand copyright compliance best practices

Who Should Attend?

Staff from all organizational levels and anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of copyright law as applicable to corporations.

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