Events

07/2017 Events

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.

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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.

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Date
07/12/2017
Time
03:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery Lab (Room 100)
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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)
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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."

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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.

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

Summer Showcase: Research in the University Library

Join us for a morning of presentations and conversations on current research projects happening throughout the University Library. As those invested in the production and preservation of knowledge, we work with a variety of research methods, including investigation, evaluation, experimentation, and careful study. Often, these projects take us beyond the day-to-day aspects of our jobs, encouraging us to solve unique problems and discover new possibilities.

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Date
07/24/2017
Time
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Clark Library Presentation Space
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Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Panel Discussion

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