Copyright Issues in Higher Education

Date(s) - 04/07/2017
8:00 am CDT - 3:00 pm CDT

Tallahassee Community College - Workforce Development Building

Note: Time is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET.

Join faculty and staff at Tallahassee Community College for Gretchen McCord’s workshop on the current issues in copyright facing higher education.  The daylong workshop will cover a range of relevant topics including fair use and fair use tools, open access, the Creative Commons and copyright in a digital context.

Gretchen McCord is an intellectual property attorney licensed by the State of Texas. Before entering law school, Gretchen worked as an academic librarian at the University of Texas at San Antonio Library and at the University of Houston Libraries. After practicing in law firms for almost 9 years, she established Digital Information Law where she provides legal advising and training in the areas of copyright, trademark, privacy, licensing, and other legal issues associated with digital information and social media. Her practice focuses on assisting educational institutions and libraries, small and mid-sized businesses, and non-profit organizations as they transition into the digital world.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Note: Open parking is available next to the Workforce Development Building, so a parking pass is not needed. Please click here for a campus map.

Registration is closed for this event.

For FY2021-22, 70% of the total costs for the PLAN Continuing Education program ($220,000) is supported by federal money, and 30% of this program ($92,991) is supported by state money. The total budget of the project is $312,991.