[Libs-Or] Upcoming eLearning Events from ACRL!
michel at up.edu
Fri Jun 13 15:55:04 PDT 2008
ACRL-Oregon members can apply for an E-Learning scholarship
(http://www.olaweb.org/mc/page.do?sitePageId=66873) to cover the cost of
one of these (or many other) courses!
Registration is now open for the following e-Learning courses. Reserve
your seat today for these exciting new seminars!
Copyright and the Library Part 1: The Basics Including Fair Use
July 14 - August 1, 2008
In this course, students will learn to think in terms of U.S. copyright
law. Students will focus on building understanding of current copyright
law, creating a "copyright palette" for their libraries, and assessing a
library's legal risk with regard to current U.S. copyright law.
Additionally, students will build an understanding of the Fair Use
clause, as well as how to legally apply fair use in the library,
classroom, and broader campus environments.
By the end of this seminar you will acquire:
* Understanding of copyright nomenclature.
* Knowledge of the various works protected by copyright and why
the differences matter.
* Understanding of when copyright can cause potential problems
in the library.
* Ability to analyze potential copyright issues in your library.
* Identify liability issues in the library.
* Damages and remedies should the library be sued for
infringement, as well as damage limitations.
* Understanding the impact of publication, registration and
* The four fair use factors and how each is applied in library
settings, including e-reserves, the classroom and the broader campus
Tomas A. Lipinski, J.D., LL.M., Ph.D.
Professor Lipinski currently teaches, researches and speaks frequently
on various topics within the areas of information law and policy,
especially copyright, free speech and privacy issues in schools and
libraries. In fall of 2005, Professor Lipinski was placed on the
Fulbright Senior Specialist Roster ("The Fulbright Senior Specialists
Program differs from the traditional Fulbright Scholar competition in
that the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) builds a
roster of specialists in a variety of disciplines through an open
Live Webcast: July 15, 2008
11 a.m. Pacific | 12:00 p.m. Mountain | 1:00 p.m. Central | 2:00 p.m.
How can we better understand the effects of change on our organizations
and on the people in them? During this webcast, Kathryn Deiss will
provide several models which can serve as lenses through which to view
change. Tools such as the models and techniques for helping people
through change will be provided.
After this webcast, participants will:
* Be able to use two frameworks for explaining the dynamics of
* Understand types of change and that not all change is the same
* Understand and be able to develop strategies for working with
"resistance" to change
Kathryn J. Deiss is the Content Strategist for the Association of
College & Research Libraries at the American Library Association in
Chicago, USA. In this role she scans the research library world for
trends and best practices, acquires content to publish, and provides
organizational consulting services to institutions. She designs and
provides training and facilitation for libraries, national associations,
consortia, and museums in the United States and beyond. Kathryn has
written and presented extensively on the subjects of leadership,
innovation, coaching and mentoring, planning, organizational learning,
and organizational culture. Kathryn received her B.A. in Sociology from
Trinity University (San Antonio, TX) and her MLS from the University at
Creating A Comprehensive Plan for Information Literacy
July 7 - 28, 2008
This course will provide you with the information you need to create a
comprehensive plan for information literacy for your institution. The
course will cover:
* setting goals and objectives;
* how to organize and prioritize ideas;
* the writing process;
* and the creation of a draft plan.
You will be guided through the process of developing a comprehensive
plan using worksheets developed by the presenter, participating in
weekly on-line chats, and comparing examples of completed plans from a
variety of institutions. Participants will learn how to establish and
convene working groups, consider various means for collecting
information and getting "buy-in" across campus, create a strategy for
writing the plan, identify and select essential and optional components
of a model plan, and put a draft of the plan on paper.
Joanna Burkhardt, head librarian, University of Rhode Island-Providence.
Designing Websites for the Academic Library
July 14 - August 8, 2008
This course focuses on the basics of Web site planning and design and
content development with a concentration on academic libraries. The
course will also examine Web standards, usability, and accessibility.
XHTML and CSS (external) will be introduced. Students will be expected
to be able to create a basic HTML Web page before beginning the course.
However XHTML/HTML basics tutorials will be provided for those who need
more practice. Students will plan and design a representative site
during the course.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
* Understand and apply Web Standards
* Plan and design a Web site for Usability and Accessibility for
* Develop basic Web site contents for selected users/groups.
* Use DreamWeaver or a text editor (MX2004 or higher preferred)
to create usable, accessible, and interesting Web pages. You may use
FrontPage if you already know what you are doing with it.
Diane Kovacs, Kovacs Consulting
The instructor has been teaching Web Design and related topics for more
than 14 years including LIS590LWL Designing Web Sites for Organizations
for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign GSLIS LEEP program.
She is the author of The Kovacs Guide to Electronic Library Collection
Development: Essential Core Subject Collections, Selection Criteria, and
Guidelines (Neal-Schuman, January 2004) and The Virtual Reference
Handbook: Interview and Information Delivery Techniques for the Chat and
E-Mail Environments by Kovacs, Diane K. Neal-Schuman Publishers (2007)
published concurrently in the United Kingdom by Facet Publishers (2007)
For more information about these and other upcoming learning
opportunities, please visit the ACRL eLearning page
<http://www.acrl.org/ala/acrl/acrlproftools/elearning.cfm> . Questions?
Contact Jon Stahler via e-mail at jstahler at ala.org or via phone at (312)
Wilson W. Clark Memorial Library
University of Portland
5000 N. Willamette Blvd
Portland, OR 97203
503.943.7418 ~ michel at up.edu
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