CCM700. Copyright Literacy in Your Organization

Instructor: Lesley Ellen Harris, Copyrightlaws.comLesley Ellen Harris

Program Schedule

Course Date: Friday, June 10, 2016
Location: SLA Annual Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Member Price: $395.00
Non-Member Price: $495.00
Non-member registration

This practical onsite course covers the issues necessary to institute enterprise-wide copyright education.  CCM700 will help you share the copyright message around your office, to the public and around the globe. Students from the U.S., Canada and around the world will help brainstorm and share ideas on how to teach others about copyright law and digital licensing and get people to comply with the law. You’ll come out of the course with some extremely creative and innovative ideas! Topics covered include:

  • ongoing copyright education for librarians
  • instituting enterprise-wide copyright education
  • being aware of a print or digital copyright issue (i.e., when a red flag should arise)
  • sensitizing others in your enterprise about copyright management
  • educating senior officials, librarians, employees and the public about copyright principles and issues
  • weeding through the complex maze of copyright and focusing on copyright issues relevant to your enterprise
  • avoiding unauthorized uses of content by end users
  • ensuring copyright information is accessible in your enterprise
  • explaining difficult legal concepts in plain English
  • locating existing tools for copyright education
  • developing tools for copyright education
  • components in a copyright policy
  • developing a copyright policy
Performance Measure

Course assessment, exercises and discussions will measure and evaluate the degree of understanding that participants achieve during the learning process.


This onsite course is one of eight required courses for SLA’s Click University Certificate in Copyright Management. CCM100, CCM200 and/or 201, CCM300, CCM400, CCM500 and CCM800 are recommended, but are not required, to be taken before this course; however, participation in this course requires a knowledge of basic copyright management issues and principles (including fair use/dealing).

There are no prerequisites for non-certificate participants, who may take any certificate course(s) à la carte.  However, participation in this course requires a basic knowledge of copyright management issues and principles (including fair use/dealing).

What people are saying about the value of the copyright management courses:

“I really liked seeing other librarians’ presentations about an aspect of copyright education. Great way to get ideas and different perspectives.

“[I learned about the] various approaches one can take in educating others about copyright.”

“[It’s] great to have people in class to brainstorm with and learn from.”

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