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Scholarly Communications and Copyright

Copyright, fair use, and open access

Feb 4, 12:00 pm
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Ana Enriquez, scholarly communications outreach librarian, and Briana Ezray, research data librarian for STEM, will answer questions about federal funder policies on public access to data and public access to publications.

Feb 4, 4:00 pm

Do you have copyright questions related to your thesis or dissertation? After an overview, participants will work in small groups to address hypothetical copyright questions and debrief responses as a full group. 

Feb 11, 10:00 am
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An overview of copyright law and give participants practice applying copyright law to scenarios like those that come up at Penn State, including research- and course-related uses. This workshop consists of two one-hour discussions on Zoom as well as about an hour of video content

Feb 11, 12:00 pm
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An introduction to open source software licensing with focus on the needs of Penn State researchers. Topics include the importance of software licenses, common open source licenses used in scientific software projects, and recommendations for navigating relevant institutional policies.  

Feb 11, 4:00 pm
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Learn how to make your articles open and how to get a waiver of the policy if you do not wish to make an article open. Practice using Sherpa Romeo to check the default terms of journals' copyright agreements and learn how to use Penn State Author's Addendum. 

Feb 18, 10:00 am
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An overview of copyright law and give participants practice applying copyright law to scenarios like those that come up at Penn State, including research- and course-related uses. This workshop consists of two one-hour discussions on Zoom as well as about an hour of video content

Mar 3, 4:00 pm
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This workshop is intended for people who have completed the Introduction to Copyright series and provides an overview of fair use, followed by discussion, practice questions and a group debrief.

Mar 31, 4:00 pm
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Learn how to make your articles open and how to get a waiver of the policy if you do not wish to make an article open. Practice using Sherpa Romeo to check the default terms of journals' copyright agreements, and learn how to use Penn State Author's Addendum to modify those defaults.