Copyright and Visual Materials Workshop

Thursday, April 26, 12-2 pm
Alumni Guest House

Organized by Matt Bailey, Media Librarian and Reference & Instruction Librarian for Arts, and Heidi Eyestone, Curator of the Visual Resources Collection, Art/Art History

On Thursday, April 26, Carleton's Visualizing the Liberal Arts (Viz) Initiative welcomed to campus Carleton alumnus Peter Hirtle '74. Peter is a Senior Policy Adviser at Cornell University Library and a specialist in intellectual property issues. He is a Fellow and Past President of the Society of American Archivists and is a member of its Working Group on Intellectual Property. He was a member of the Copyright Office's Section 108 Study Group, is a contributing author to the LibraryLaw.com blog, and is co-author of Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for Digitization for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums.

Peter lead a conversation for staff on copyright and visual materials, including discussion on the differences between the use of these materials in the college classroom, in public environments such as exhibitions, and on the Web as public scholarship.

This event was sponsored by Viz, Ethical Inquiry at Carleton (EthIC), Gould Library, and the History Department.

Video of Workshop (requires Carleton login)

Useful Copyright Resources/Image Depositories:
Copyright at Carleton
Digital Image Rights Computator
Copyright Information Center, Cornell University
Yale Digital Content
ARL Code of Best Practices in Fair Use
VRA Statement on Fair Use for Teaching, Research, & Study