Fair Use Week: Fair Use and Copyright in the Academic Environment

Fair Use Week 2017 United States Copyright Law is a fascinating and complex topic. It protects creators AND those who teach. US copyright features a section called “Fair Use,” which allows for the use of copyrighted material in the academic environment (among other things). Reams of information have been written about copyright, and a number of important … 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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