Author Archives: Melanie Clark

Fair Use Week: Image Sources

Copyright law is a protection for an author’s creative works, which grants rights that belong only to the creator. Fair use is an exception in that law, and an important one, enabling others to use that creative work, and making it accessible for the continued creation and dissemination of knowledge and culture. The subjective nature … Continue reading

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Fair Use Week

The Intellectual Property Rights committee will be taking over the VRA’s social media accounts during Fair Use Week February 20–24 to promote fair use resources and practices and to drum up support for fair use. Follow along with us  @VisResAssn  and https://www.facebook.com/VisualResourcesAssociation! If you’d like to get involved with the all the posting and liking, there’s still … Continue reading

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VRA 2017: Volunteer Studio

Hello VRA members, Just a reminder that the VRA’s 2017 Annual Conference is fast approaching (March 29-April 1), along with the early-bird rate deadline (February 28th). Here is a link to the program and here is a link to the registration page. If you haven’t done so already, please remember to register for the VRA Volunteer Studio, … Continue reading

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