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Rhode Island Library Association Annual Conference, RILA 2015

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Slides and workshop examples from a session, "Understanding Copyright & Transformative Fair Use," given at the Rhode Island Library Association Annual Conference, "RILA 2015," on May 28, 2015 in Newport, Rhode Island.

"This interactive workshop will outline the basics of copyright and fair use, emphasizing the notion of transformative fair use as highlighted in recent court decisions. The majority of the session will be devoted to real-life scenarios, and audience members will be able to analyze texts, images, video, and sound recordings to determine whether the proposed use is fair. You’ll also learn about handy alternatives for situations when fair use does not apply."

_Final Copy of RILA 2015 Conference Fair Use Presentation.pptx (59 kB)
Presentation slides - Powerpoint

FairUseExamples 2015-05-19 ajr.docx (53 kB)
Fair use scenarios for workshop - Word

Fair Use LibGuide May 2015.pdf (1856 kB)
Fair Use and Copyright for Online Education - LibGuides @ URI (May 2015 version) - PDF printout

RILA-submission.pdf (14 kB)
Screen grab of conference proposal submission - PDF

2015-01-30 Email RILA Conference Proposal Acceptance.pdf (215 kB)
Printout of email accepting conference proposal - PDF

RILA 2015 Brochure 5-18.pdf (903 kB)
RILA 2015 conference program - PDF