In-depth workshop on copyright for researchers and teachers

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Did you know that copying a chart from another publication is allowed without asking for permission? And did you know that presenting videos in lectures is partly illegal in Finland? Or that you can be guilty of plagiarism even if you break no copyright rules? 

Join for an afternoon workshop where we solve all your copyright dilemmas. The training will comprise of short introductions to the various themes, group discussions to create sensible guidelines for University of Oulu, and solving of practical copyright dilemmas.

The themes we cover include (but are not limited to):

  •  what is protected by copyright and related rights?
  •  when do you need permission from the author?
  •  use of charts and other materials in dissertations and other publications
  •  use of student works in teaching
  •  what rights the university has on materials created by its employees?
  •  CC licenses in research and education
  •  copyrights and licenses related to computer software
  •  open access publications, open data publication

Time: 14th Dec 2017 at 12-16

Place: Business Kitchen in Tellus Innovation Arena (Linnanmaa campus)

Trainer: Tarmo Toikkanen, a published author on copyrights and a seasoned teacher trainer

To whom: Researchers, teachers, students and all interested in copyrights

Registration: at latest 7th December 2017 to When you sign up, we ask that you already share any practical questions on copyrights you are wondering. It will help us to tailor the workshop contents to better match what you need.

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Business Kitchen / Tellus Innovation Arena / University of Oulu

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Last updated: 16.10.2017