Advanced Copyright for Librarians (Session Two of Two)

Please see the link below to register for the morning session.

Are you aware of the recent Supreme Court rulings that effect copyright? Are you knowledgeable about the Digital Millennium Copyright Act? Are you comfortable with the understanding of Section 108 of the US Copyright Code? Are you familiar with the Copyright Modernization Act? Are you confident everything you do or your patrons do with computers meets copyright law?

If you think you may have the answer to these questions but are not definite you need this workshop. The workshop will cover recent changes to copyright law that effect libraries. At the conclusion of the workshop you will have a working understanding of these changes that will enable you to make correct decisions for your library and patrons.

Janet A. Williams is an independent technology consultant with 40 years of experience in K-12 public education.

She has had a successful career in teaching, administration and training at all levels. Her profession has included teaching science at elementary, middle school and high school and teaching American History. In addition to teaching K-12 students, she taught post graduate students as an adjunct professor for University of South Florida.
She graduated from Florida Southern College with a BA in Social Studies and minor in Science education. She continued her education receiving a degree in Information Science and Library Media. Her ALA approved Master degree from the University of South Florida gave her the opportunity to work with K-12 students and teachers as well as public librarians. Twenty of these education years were served as administrator for Charlotte County Public Schools Library Program and chief operating officer for Special Projects Center, a four county consortium serving Glades, DeSoto, Charlotte and Hendry counties She was responsible for the coordination of the planning, development and implementation of a comprehensive Pre-K through twelve instructional library, media and technology plan.
Presently, Janet is retired and is a co-owner of a consulting business, TIPS, Training in Presentation Skills. As an independent consultant, TIPS provides professional development opportunities on library information skills, interactive white boards, and integration of technology using Microsoft Office applications. Janet is a presenter at local, state and national conferences involving library, information and communication technologies.
Janet currently works with leading technology and media companies to integrate 21st century hardware and software systems into the curriculum. Grant writing, technology long range planning and training for presentations, computer business applications and interactive white boards helps Janet to generate solutions to technology challenges in the classroom as well open access to all libraries.


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