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ALCTS Webinar: Can I Copyright My Data?

Tags: webinar | 2014
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, US/Central

Apologies in advance for multiple postings.

ALCTS Webinar: Can I Copyright My Data?

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Sessions begin at 11 am Pacific | 12 Mountain | 1 pm Central | 2 pm Eastern and last about an hour.

As if copyright and current publishing models aren’t confusing enough, sharing datasets makes it even more complex. Join our presenters who will

  • discuss the history of copyright, the purpose of intellectual property laws and policies, and where datasets fit in to the story

  • define research data and describe the current landscape of data sharing in the US

Attendees will learn about issues of data ownership and the role that librarians can play in educating and promoting clear workflows for faculty.

Learning Outcomes

  • Outline the current landscape of data sharing and intellectual property ownership.

  • Clear picture of how copyright applies to data.

Who Should Attend?

  • technical services librarians

  • academic librarians

  • institutional repository librarians

  • e-resources librarians

  • copyright/scholarly communications librarians

  • data management librarians




Sandra Aya Enimil is the head of the Copyright Resource Center at the Ohio State University Libraries. Sandra provides information and resources on using copyrighted materials and assists creators in protecting their own copyright. Prior to working at Ohio State, she was the archives/copyright manager of theChicago Defender newspaper. Sandra earned law and masters of library and information science degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Sandra has bachelor of arts degrees in political science and psychology from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in international relations from the University of Ghana.

Amanda Rinehart is data management services librarian at The Ohio State University Libraries. Amanda comes to University Libraries from Illinois State University, where she served as data librarian and head of the Digital and Data Services Department. Prior to that appointment, Amanda was e-science librarian at Brown University and worked eleven years at the U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory of the USDA. She received an MLIS from the University of South Florida, a master’s of science in botany and plant pathology at Michigan State University, and a bachelor of arts from Kenyon College.


ALCTS Member (individual) . . . $43

Nonmember (individual) . . . $59

International (individual) . . . $43


(Applies to a group of people who will watch the webinar together from one access point.)

Member group . . . $99

Nonmember group . . . $129

All webinars are recorded and the one-time fee includes unlimited access to the webinar recording. All registered attendees will receive the link to the recorded session, so if you are unable to attend the webinar at the time it is presented, you will have the opportunity to listen to the recording at your convenience.

How to Register

To register, complete the online registration form or register by mail for the session you would like to attend.


For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration@ala.org. For all other questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager, at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or jreese@ala.org.

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.