University of Maryland College of Information Studies announces Virtual Reference Legal Issues Workshop
AVAILABLE ONLINE ON YOUR TIME
JULY 6 - JULY 20, 2004
Registration Deadline: June 25, 2004
Featuring Guest Instructor: Mary Minow, M.L.S., J.D.,
Consultant and Creator of LibraryLaw.com.
Are you wondering what to do with virtual reference transcripts? Do you know when you can legally send scanned documents to users? Do you know how to approach copyright issues?
Virtual Reference Legal Issues is geared to all librarians. This web-based course will include readings, message board discussions with peers, valuable feedback from knowledgeable instructors, and an introduction to a framework that will help you analyze virtual reference legal issues - all at a time and from a location most convenient for you!
You will learn:
* What areas of the law impact virtual reference
* How to analyze copyright and license issues in the context ofvirtual reference service
* Where to find up-to-date resources on legal issues