CopyTalk Webinar: A Creative and Poetic Approach to Creative Commons Copyright License Education

Join the ALA Copyright, Legislation, Education, and Advocacy Network (CLEAN) for a free CopyTalk webinar at 2 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, October 3.

This webinar will present an innovative and interactive library instructional workshop offered at the University of Denver University Library designed to educate and empower graduate students, faculty, and staff on using and understanding Creative Commons (CC) copyright licenses. The presenters will discuss the purpose and scope of the library instructional workshop which covered licensing, remixing, and hosting. Webinar participants will experience the collaborative activities of the library instruction workshop including creating an openly licensed poem and webinar participants will leave with materials and ideas to engage patrons and students in the CC conversation.

Jenelys Cox is an Institutional Repository Manager for the University of Denver University Libraries. She collects, archives, and showcases faculty and student scholarship. Her work includes supporting the research lifecycle, consulting on copyright and licensing, facilitating the publishing process for open access faculty and student journals, and maintaining data on university publications. Her areas of interest include scholarly communications, open access, open education resources, metadata & resource description, equity in access to information, and usability.

Nicolas Pares works in instructional design and faculty development at the University of Denver. Nicolas is also an Adjunct Faculty member in the Colorado Community College System where he teaches applied linguistics and other language teaching courses. Nicolas is an Open Education Ambassador to Colorado through OTN and he is pursuing an MLIS.