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Upcoming Library Events

Digital Self-defense: Threats, Passwords, and Securing Your Accounts

As more people keep private, sensitive, or research information in online accounts, the importance of keeping these accounts secure has become more important. In this hands-on session, we show how to perform a threat assessment of your online accounts and information, how to secure your personal accounts by creating and managing strong passwords, and how to further secure your logins by using 2-Factor authentication tools.

Event Information

Date
06/26/2017
Time
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery Lab (Room 100)
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Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Workshop

Negotiating Publishing Contracts: Journal Articles

This workshop focuses on publishing contracts for journal articles. Which terms of your publishing agreement might you want to negotiate? How? When you’re working on behalf of a publisher, what terms do you seek? Explore these and other questions about publishing contracts in this workshop hosted by the U-M Library Copyright Office. After a brief overview of negotiation techniques and the law in this area, participants will negotiate mock publishing contracts. The group will then reconvene to debrief those negotiations.

Event Information

Date
07/11/2017
Time
01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery Lab (Room 100)
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Series
Copyright Workshops
Event Type
Workshop

Copyright and Course Websites

This workshop from the U-M Library Copyright Office explains how copyright law applies to course websites. How does copyright law impact what you can post on a course website? When is posting material there a fair use? What about using materials the library has licensed? Please register via TeachTech or by contacting Ana Enriquez at anaenriq@umich.edu.

Event Information

Date
07/12/2017
Time
03:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery Lab (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Copyright Workshops
Event Type
Workshop

Negotiating Publishing Contracts: Monographs

This workshop focuses on publishing contracts for scholarly monographs. Which terms of your publishing agreement might you want to negotiate? How? When you’re working on behalf of a publisher, what terms do you seek? Explore these and other questions about publishing contracts in this workshop hosted by the U-M Library Copyright Office. After a brief overview of negotiation techniques and the law in this area, participants will negotiate mock publishing contracts. The group will then reconvene to debrief those negotiations. Please register via TeachTech or by contacting Ana at anaenriq@umich.edu.

Event Information

Date
07/13/2017
Time
01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery Lab (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Copyright Workshops
Event Type
Workshop

Copyright Camp 2017

Learn the basics of copyright law or discuss a particular case, followed by a keynote discussion about the class action suit that challenged the enforcement of copyright for the song "Happy Birthday to You."

Event Information

Date
07/14/2017
Time
09:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Discussion

Copyright Keynote: The "Happy Birthday" Dispute

Mark Rifkin, the head of the legal team in the class action suit challenging Warner/Chappell's enforcement of copyright to the song "Happy Birthday to You," speaks with Susan M. Kornfield, an intellectual property attorney who teaches at the U-M School of Law. You're invited to stay after the discussion for a 3-4 pm reception. See the full Copyright Camp schedule with bios of the speakers.

Event Information

Date
07/14/2017
Time
01:30 PM to 03:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Discussion

Current Library Exhibits

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