Fair Use Week

Fair Use Week 2017 at Duke

This video highlights how fair use helped facilitate work created in a course at Duke University taught by Professor Karrie Stewart on Global Narratives of HIV/AIDS. Ryan Fitzgerald, one of the students in that course, is interviewed here to talk about how he used material from the Maria de Bruyn collection in Duke’s Rubenstein Library to create a new work commenting on the original.

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UCR Library Fair Use Week Commemoration: Conversations about Copyright, Fair Use and Licensing

UCR Library Fair Use Week Commemoration is scheduled for Wed. Feb. 22, 11:45am-1pm in Rivera Room 403. The event is a conversation and sharing meeting of librarians and instructional designers (ID) at UCR. Librarians and ID’s utilize copyright and fair use issues on a daily basis and can assist faculty instructional design and course preparation by developing deeper understanding of the laws governing fair use. ADDED: A brief presentation about Prof. Juliette Levy’s teaching project using virtual reality to construct “Che’s Village” and the resources to analyze the 1959 Cuban Agrarian Reform.

Rhonda Neugebauer
University of California Riverside Library

Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2017 Highlights Balance in Copyright System

*Cross-posted from ARL Policy Notes*

The fourth annual Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week took place February 20–24, 2017, growing to 140 organizations—as well as numerous individuals—celebrating the important and flexible doctrines of fair use and fair dealing. This year’s event was organized by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and participants included universities, libraries, library associations, and many other organizations, such as Authors Alliance, Creative Commons, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Public Knowledge, the R Street Institute, and Re:Create. Forty-five ARL member institutions contributed a wide range of resources this year. Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week was observed worldwide, with participants in such countries as Australia, Canada, Colombia, Israel, Korea, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and the United States.

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