PCI Webinar with Cheryl Ann Coyle
Understanding and Defending Digital Copyright in Your Library
Competency: Laws, Policies and Procedures
Sub-Category: Understands and applies copyright and intellectual property laws
Do copyright issues seem to pop up often in your Library? Many times, they are not addressed because people are leery of giving the wrong information. And how does copyright apply to your digital materials?
In this informative webinar, we will discuss the main issues surrounding your digital materials and copyright. We’ll look at court cases, accessibility for all patrons (visual impairments and more), license agreements, and how you can advocate for the best access for your patrons.
Digital materials including eBooks are here to stay, let’s also discuss how we can use the resources to their fullest, while not infringing on the authors’ rights.
Cheryl Ann Coyle ~ Biography
Cheryl Ann is sharing her passion for copyright with the world. She graduated from C.W. Post, Long Island University in 1995 with her Master’s in Library Science. She has presented several workshops at local and state conferences on the various aspects of Copyright, and continually shares her knowledge through her website, www.copyrightlibrarian.com.
Seeking more knowledge of copyright, she recently completed her Certificate in Copyright Management through SLA and CopyrightLaws.com. She also serves as a member of her Library Copyright Committee and is working on ways to facilitate more copyright discussions among professional staff and faculty in colleges.