Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Spring workshop mini-series

Feb 19, 3pm, CITY RM 110: Copyright, Fair Use and Author’s Rights
Copyright is a battlefield, and an author's control over his/her own work can easily become collateral damage or go missing in action. Many publishers believe they have an inherent right to own the intellectual property arising from your grant-funded research and to live off the earnings of written works that you had little choice but to give them for free or pay them to publish.

In this session you will learn more about U.S. Copyright Law, Author’s Rights, and protecting your Intellectual Property. Faculty members Paul Royster and Sue Gardner will speak on Copyright, Fair Use, and Author Rights. You will learn how to make copyright law work in your favor: what to do, what to avoid, when to push back, and when to run away and live to fight another day.

March 19, 3pm, CITY, Room 111: Measuring the Impact of your Research
Learn how to document the citation of your research using various metrics, and evaluate which metrics best describe the impact of your work

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