Fair Use Week 2016It’s Fair Use Week 2016  at the Colby College Libraries.

Test your knowledge of Fair Use with our daily quiz question, starting Monday 2/22. You’ll see the question in the daily email digest announcements. The answers will appears HERE in the news feed on the library website.

Study for the quiz by looking at our Fair Use & Copyright Guide

Come to 2 public events for faculty, students and staff.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23 @ 12:00-1:00 PM. Fair Use in Scholarly Journal and Book Publishing—publisher, author, and library perspectives. Miller Library, Room 208 (2nd floor). Light snacks will be provided.

Co-hosted by MIT and Harvard, this live-streamed panel discussion will explore the barriers and issues that arise when scholarly publishers consider whether to allow fair use as a basis for inclusion of 3rd party material in scholarly articles and books.

Speakers include: Nick Lindsay, Journals Director, MIT Press. Bill Smith, Director of Intellectual Property Licensing MIT Press, Kyle K. Courtney, Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication, Attorney and librarian—moderator and panelist

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25. 2:00-3:00 P.M. ACRL Presents Celebrating Fair Use Week, “The Fair Use Factors: Their History and Application”. Miller Library, Room 208 (2nd floor). Light snacks will be provided.

Understanding the history of the Fair Use factors, particularly their changing importance, is crucial to making accurate fair use decisions today. This webcast will focus on fair use cases from the last forty years, tracing the relative importance of the four statutory factors and their subfactors. Participants will then be asked to practice applying current fair use law to a series of hypothetical fact patterns.

Presenter: Ana Enriquez. A copyright lawyer, graduate of Berkeley Law and Harvard College, she has taught copyright and internet law in several contexts, including as the Head Teaching Fellow for Harvard’s online course CopyrightX.

For more information, contact Margaret Ericson, Arts Librarian and Copyright Liaison, Colby College Libraries. [email protected] x5662