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POSTPONED: Digging Deeper into the Public Domain (Workshop)

Join University Libraries’ Copyright Services for part two of a workshop series on the public domain. This session provides information on different factors that impact the copyright status and duration of many different types of creative works. Attendees will have the opportunity to further explore resources and best practices for determining if a work is in the public domain, using materials from the Ohio State Libraries’ collections. Prior attendance of the series is not required.

Who: Ohio State faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students
When: Tuesday, March 24, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Where: Research Commons, 3rd floor of 18th Avenue Library

This event has been postponed.

Using Public Domain Materials In Your Teaching and Research (Workshop)

On January 1, 2020, new works entered the public domain in the United States. What’s special about the public domain? Free of copyright restrictions, public domain materials can be freely copied, shared, and remixed by students, instructors, and researchers. Join University Libraries’ Copyright Services for part one of a workshop series on the public domain. This session will provide an introduction to identifying, finding, and using public domain materials for your teaching, research, and other creative activities. Please bring your questions!

Who: Ohio State faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students
When: Monday, January 27, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Where: Research Commons, 3rd floor of 18th Avenue Library

Using Public Domain Materials in Your Teaching and Research (Workshop)

After a 20-year wait, published works are once again entering the public domain in the U.S. What’s special about the public domain? Free of copyright restrictions, public domain materials can be freely copied, shared, and remixed by students, instructors, and researchers. Join University Libraries’ Copyright Services to learn how to identify, find, and use public domain text, images, and other creative works. We will also explore works that will soon be entering the public domain on January 1, 2020 and discuss how individuals and institutions are using public domain materials in teaching and research activities. Please bring your questions!

Who: OSU faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students
When: Monday, November 4, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Research Commons, 3rd floor of 18th Avenue Library