United States copyright law plays an important role in academia. Copyright issues can be complex and even more so in a digital environment. Decisions on copyright are made at many levels throughout the university with varying degrees of understanding about the copyright law. This session will :
Participants will learn the basics of United States copyright law and should gain a better understanding of how it is applied in both a print and digital world. Along with group discussions, there will also be several exercises to simulate real life situations.
CONTENTdm 5, to be released in Fall Quarter 2008, will represent the most significant enhancements to both the server and the client since CONTENTdm 4 was released in July of 2005. OCLC WorldCat's Find search engine has been integrated into CONTENTdm, bringing faceted searching and full support for Unicode. The redesigned Acquisition Station (now called Project Client) will feature streamlined collection curation workflows and will enhance authority control through the incorporation of nine widely adopted thesauri.
This pre-conference workshop will be a hands-on tutorial introducing the most widely requested enhancements:
Who should attend? Because this half-day interactive tutorial will focus on changes between CONTENTdm 4.3 and 5, it will be most useful to participants with some experience building CONTENTdm collections containing both primarily visual resources as well as textual materials.