When: Thursday, 13 October 2016 @ 13:15 – 16:15pm (Lunch : 12.45)
Where: National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EW
SLA Members: £25
(cost includes pre-event lunch and coffee/tea break)
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Join us for a fascinating seminar on copyright presented by Dr Charles Oppenheim, a leading expert on this topic. The three-hour seminar will cover a brief summary of key copyright elements, recent changes to copyright legislation and their impact on librarians and information professionals, and the likely consequences for copyright law following Brexit. The seminar will be preceded by lunch and there will opportunities for questions and answers at the end of the seminar.
Charles Oppenheim was until 2009 Professor of Information Science, and Head of the Department of Information Science, at Loughborough University. He is currently a Visiting Professor at Robert Gordon University, at the University of Northampton, and at Cass Business School. Previously he held posts in other Universities, and in the electronic publishing industry. He has published on the library and information professions, Intellectual Property Rights and other legal issues, text and data mining, bibliometrics, evaluation of research quality, and on scholarly publishing trends, including Open Access. He has received the Jason Farradane Award for services to the information profession, and an Aslib award for lifetime achievement to library and information science.