Workshop Registration

Wednesday, April 16, 2014


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Magrath Library Instruction Room (Room 81)

Know Your Rights: Copyright Essentials for Authors and Creators

How many copyrights do you own? How long will they last? Can you post your paper online? Can someone else quote from your paper in their own? This workshop will provide a solid grounding in some of the elements of copyright law that are essential to scholarship, teaching, and research. Learn more about protections in the law for educators, and about your rights as an author or creator. Discuss and debate with your peers about some of the burning questions in the field, and enjoy exploring some entertaining and thought-provoking examples. No direct legal advice will be provided; this workshop is informational and educational in nature.

Primarily intended for faculty, researchers, and graduate students engaged in the scholarly writing & publishing process. Satisfies RCR continuing education awareness/discussion requirements.

Instructors
Nancy Sims
Registration: Open Register for this Course

Thursday, April 17, 2014


10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Room 2 Magrath Library

Creating a Data Management Plan For Your Grant Application

In January 2011, the National Science Foundation (NSF) began requiring a data management plan for all new grant proposals. This workshop, geared toward graduate students, faculty and researchers, will provide an overview of the questions to consider when creating a data management plan with a focus on data preservation issues and tools for sharing your data, like subject-based repositories. See the Managing your Data Web page for more resources. Satisfies RCR continuing education awareness/discussion requirements.

Instructors
Registration: Open Register for this Course

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

310 Walter Library

Can I Use That?: Dealing with Copyright in Everyday Life

Quotation, criticism, review, collage, parody - Copyright presents some big challenges in all of these situations! Participants in this workshop will develop an understanding of the complexities of copyright by exploring examples from visual arts, music, and video, as well as academic research and writing. Expect to think hard, discuss a little, and have fun! No direct legal advice will be provided; this workshop is informational in nature.

Primarily intended for faculty, researchers, and graduate students engaged in the scholarly writing & publishing process. Satisfies RCR continuing education awareness/discussion requirements.

Instructors
Nancy Sims
Registration: Open Register for this Course

Monday, April 21, 2014


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Online

Copyright in the Classroom (and Online)

Can you show a movie in class? Can you distribute copies of a newspaper article? What are you allowed to post on your Moodle site, anyway? What about your students' work, or their online postings? This workshop focuses on copyright issues in the classroom, and in teaching online. Learn how the library can help you with electronic reserves and links to subscription materials. No direct legal advice will be provided; this workshop is informational in nature.
Primarily intended for individuals currently teaching at the University.

This session will meet ONLINE ONLY via UM Connect. Preference is given to registrants from Crookston, Duluth, Morris and Rochester campuses, and other UMN affiliates who are not located in the Twin Cities. Registrants will receive information about the online meeting URL a few days before the scheduled workshop.
Instructors
Nancy Sims
Registration: Open Register for this Course

Wednesday, April 30, 2014


10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Online

Can I Use That?: Dealing with Copyright in Everyday Life

Quotation, criticism, review, collage, parody - Copyright presents some big challenges in all of these situations! Participants in this workshop will develop an understanding of the complexities of copyright by exploring examples from visual arts, music, and video, as well as academic research and writing. Expect to think hard, discuss a little, and have fun! No direct legal advice will be provided; this workshop is informational in nature.

Primarily intended for faculty, researchers, and graduate students engaged in the scholarly writing & publishing process. Satisfies RCR continuing education awareness/discussion requirements.

This session will meet ONLINE ONLY via UM Connect. Preference is given to registrants from Crookston, Duluth, Morris and Rochester campuses, and other UMN affiliates who are not located in the Twin Cities. Registrants will receive information about the online meeting URL a few days before the scheduled workshop.
Instructors
Nancy Sims
Registration: Open Register for this Course

To request disability accommodations, please contact the instructor at least one week prior to the workshop.