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It's easy to feel intimidated by the complexity of copyright issues, but copyright can be fun—and there are actually a few easy answers! Learning just a few basics can help you gain confidence to tackle some copyright issues head-on, and build a solid foundation for expanding your knowledge in the future. This archived webinar was originally presented June 13, 2012.
About the Authors
Nancy Sims is the copyright program librarian at the University of Minnesota Libraries. She has an M.L.S. from Rutgers and a J.D. from the University of Michigan. She previously worked at the University of Michigan Libraries, and with the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Silicon Valley law firm Fenwick & West, LLP. She is fascinated by the pervasiveness of copyright issues in modern life, and enjoys helping individuals and groups understand how copyright may affect their work, research, art, and everyday communications.
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