Spring 2019 Scholarly Communications Workshops

By: Ana Enriquez

The following workshops and trainings will be offered this spring. To register, please follow the links below to the Learning Resource Network or contact Ana Enriquez at enriquez@psu.edu.

Interactive Workshops

Copyright for Scholarly Authors

  • Have you ever run into copyright questions when publishing your scholarship? How can you obtain permission to use someone else’s images or figures? When can you use those images or figures without permission? What permission is necessary for use of archival or museum materials? Join Ana Enriquez, Scholarly Communications Outreach Librarian, for a workshop on these and other questions. This is an interactive workshop. After an overview from Ana, workshop participants will work in small groups to address hypothetical copyright questions and then debrief their responses as a full group. Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Ana Enriquez at 814-865-1758 or enriquez@psu.edu in advance of your participation or visit.
  • Register: February 7, 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. (Zoom)

Open Access Basics

  • Learn the history and current directions of the open access movement. Ask your questions. Get prepared to advocate for open access at Penn State and beyond. Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Ana Enriquez at 814-865-1758 or enriquez@psu.edu in advance of your participation or visit.
  • Register: February 18, 12:15 to 1 p.m. (Paterno 103 (Mann Assembly Room))
  • Register: February 26, 12:15 to 1 p.m. (Zoom)

Negotiating Publishing Contracts

  • Which terms of your publishing agreement might you want to negotiate? How? When you’re working on behalf of a publisher, what terms do you seek? Explore these and other questions about publishing contracts in a workshop hosted by Ana Enriquez, Scholarly Communications Outreach Librarian. This is an interactive workshop. After a brief overview of negotiation techniques and the law in this area, participants will negotiate mock publishing contracts. Participants will be able to choose between a mock contract for a journal article and one for a scholarly monograph. The group will then reconvene to debrief those negotiations. Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Ana Enriquez at 814-865-1758 or enriquez@psu.edu in advance of your participation or visit.
  • Register: February 21, 12 to 1:30 p.m. (Zoom)

The Fair Use Factors: Their History and Application

  • The language of the fair use factors has changed very little since the nineteenth century, but the doctrine of fair use has changed a great deal. Understanding the history of the factors, particularly their changing importance, is crucial to making accurate fair use decisions today. This workshop from Ana Enriquez, Scholarly Communications Outreach Librarian, 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. Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Ana Enriquez at 814-865-1758 or enriquez@psu.edu in advance of your participation or visit.
  • Register: February 27, 12:20 to 1:10 p.m. (Zoom)

Introduction to Copyright (three-part series: What’s Protected, When You Don’t Need Permission, Permission and Who Can Grant It)

  • Have you ever wondered how things enter the public domain? What rights you have to control use of your work? What rights you have to use someone else’s work? Learn more about copyright law at this workshop by Ana Enriquez, Scholarly Communications Outreach Librarian. This is an interactive workshop. Throughout it, participants will work in small groups to address hypothetical copyright questions and then debrief their responses as a full group. Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Ana Enriquez at 814-865-1758 or enriquez@psu.edu in advance of your participation or visit.
  • Register: March 13, 20, and 27, 12:20 to 1:10 p.m. (Zoom)

Copyright and Your Thesis or Dissertation

  • Do you have copyright questions related to your thesis or dissertation? How can you obtain permission to use someone else’s images or figures? When can you use those images or figures without permission? What permission is necessary for use of archival or museum materials? What’s the relationship between copyright and academic honesty? Join Ana Enriquez, Scholarly Communications Outreach Librarian, for a workshop on these and other questions. This is an interactive workshop. After an overview from Ana, workshop participants will work in small groups to address hypothetical copyright questions and then debrief their responses as a full group. Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Ana Enriquez at 814-865-1758 or enriquez@psu.edu in advance of your participation or visit.
  • Register: March 18, 4 to 5 p.m. (Paterno 103 (Mann Assembly Room))

International and Foreign Copyright: A U.S. Perspective

  • How does copyright law vary around the world? When you’re working across borders, which laws apply? Join Ana Enriquez, Scholarly Communications Outreach Librarian, for a workshop on these and other questions. This is an interactive workshop. After an overview from Ana, workshop participants will work in small groups to address hypothetical copyright questions and then debrief their responses as a full group. Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Ana Enriquez at 814-865-1758 or enriquez@psu.edu in advance of your participation or visit.
  • Register: March 25, 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. (Paterno 103 (Mann Assembly Room))
  • Register: April 2, 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. (Zoom)

Trainings on Public Access to Research

Complying with the NSF Public Access Policy

  • Do you understand the public access requirements for your NSF-funded research? Under NSF’s public access policy, publications based on NSF-supported research must be deposited in the NSF Public Access Repository. Join Ana Enriquez, Scholarly Communications Outreach Librarian, for a brief overview of grant recipients’ obligations, with time for questions. This session will take place via Zoom. Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Ana Enriquez at 814-865-1758 or enriquez@psu.edu in advance of your participation or visit.
  • Register: February 12, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. (Zoom)

Complying with the Department of Energy Public Access Policy

  • Do you understand the public access requirements for your DOE-funded research? Under DOE’s public access policy, publications based on DOE-supported research must be deposited in the DOE Public Access Gateway for Energy and Science (PAGES). Join Ana Enriquez, Scholarly Communications Outreach Librarian, for a brief overview of grant recipients’ obligations, with time for questions. This session will take place via Zoom. Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Ana Enriquez at 814-865-1758 or enriquez@psu.edu in advance of your participation or visit.
  • Register: February 19, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. (Zoom)

Complying with the NIH Public Access Policy

  • Do you understand the public access requirements for your NIH-funded research? Under NIH’s public access policy, publications based on NIH-supported research must be deposited in PubMed Central upon acceptance for publication, to be made publicly available no later than 12 months after the official date of publication. Join Ana Enriquez, Scholarly Communications Outreach Librarian, for a brief overview of grant recipients’ obligations, with time for questions. This session will take place via Zoom. Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Ana Enriquez at 814-865-1758 or enriquez@psu.edu in advance of your participation or visit.
  • Register: March 12, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. (Zoom)

Who Owns What

  • What does PSU policy have to say about the ownership of scholarly IP? Who gets to sign publishing agreements and make copyright decisions about published research? How does this interact with public access mandates from research funders? Join Ana Enriquez, Scholarly Communications Outreach Librarian, for a brief overview of Penn State policy in this area, with time for questions. This session will take place via Zoom. Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Ana Enriquez at 814-865-1758 or enriquez@psu.edu in advance of your participation or visit.
  • Register: March 19, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. (Zoom)

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