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Wednesday 24 October 2018

Understanding Copyright

Online Training

Time

Online, 10:00 - 11:30 EST (New York), 15:00 - 16:30 GMT (UK), 16:00 - 17:30 CET (Central Europe) 

Overview

This online course provides an essential introduction to copyright law and how it is used in practice. Delegates will gain an understanding of the legal publishing landscape, and be able to make sense of their own organization’s contracts and licences.

Programme

  • What exactly is copyright: who owns it and who can enforce it?
  • Moral rights: what they are and how they affect publishers
  • International copyright framework: how it all fits
  • Managing permissions: what to ask and what to record
  • When you don’t need permission: ‘Fair dealing’ and ‘Fair use’ provisions
  • Making permissions easier: blanket licences, bilateral agreements and outsourcing
  • Introduction to Creative Commons and other online licences.

Format

  • Pre-course reading/exercises
  • Comprehensive delegate pack
  • One and a half hour interactive online workshop
  • Post course exercises marked by our tutor
  • 72 hour email follow up with the tutor
  • Certificate on completion of all elements.

What will you learn?

Understand the principles of copyright and how it works in an international digital and print environment; ensure that the moral rights of creators are upheld; understand permission systems and best use of Reproduction Rights Organizations (RROs) and outsourcing; understand the basics of online licensing in an open access or subscription-based environment.

Who should attend (Level 1)

People starting out in a rights or licensing role or with one to two years’ publishing experience in editorial and production functions in large and small organizations.

Delegate comments

“Very well presented course that gave me a lot to think about - and answered a lot of questions.”Gary Bell, RCNi

"Course tutors extremely knowledgeable and approachable. I’ve left the course feeling well informed and confident.” Laura Longworth, Channel View Publications

Tutor

photo of Pippa SmartPippa is a research, communication and publishing consultant, working for her own company, PSP Consulting. She has been in scholarly publishing for over 20 years, working for CAB International, Blackwell (Wiley) and Cambridge University Press. She then became Head of Publishing at INASP, directing initiatives to support research publishers within Africa, South East Asia and Latin America. She specializes in editorial strategies and copyright, and has developed many training courses as well as providing advisory services for journal publishers around the world. She is the editor/author of the monthly ALPSP Alert newsletter, and also the Editor-in-Chief of Learned Publishing.

Early bird rates for members - Book by 24 July 2018*

Not an ALPSP member?  Want to take advantage of the reduced member rates? Click here to find out how your organization can join ALPSP

Members early bird         £150.00 (+ VAT where applicable)
Members
full price          £167.00 (+ VAT where applicable)
Non Members full price  £278.00 (+ VAT where applicable)
Academic rates are available, please contact melissa.marshall@alpsp.org
This workshop includes a complimentary course pack
Contact: Melissa Marshall T: +44 (0)1622 871035 E: Melissa.marshall@alpsp.org            

How to book

Please note that you will need to log in to your account or register a new account to book a place on this training course. 

*In order to take advantage of the early bird discount for ALPSP members, you must (i) make a booking by 24 July 2018 and (ii) be an ALPSP member on the date of the event. In the event that you cancel your membership prior to the event, you agree to pay ALPSP the difference between the discounted price and the full price for the event.

NOTE: VAT is not applicable to Non-EU members. Under the regulation of the EU we do not charge VAT on services provided to VAT-registered businesses in other member countries. According to the reverse-charge regulation tax liability transfers to the recipient of services. Please contact Melissa Marshall or any of the ALPSP team if you have any queries

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Upcoming Dates for this event

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