Melbourne - Free Copyright Training!

Copyright Training is heading to the State Library of Victoria on friday 6th December.  

The training is free to ALCC members, so if you (or your library) belong to ALIA, NSLA, CAUL, NLA, AGLIN or ASA, that is you! 

The two sessions are designed as a full day course, however you can decide to attend just one. Please note that the second session 'Copyright into the future' assumes either a solid grasp of copyright basics or attendance at the morning session.

If you are attending the full day please ensure you register for both sessions.


9:30am Part 1 - Making friends with copyright

Quick run through of the basics! Protection, duration, and copyright exceptions

10:30am Tea break

11:00am Part 2 - Engaging with your collections online

Dealing with digital challenges, s200AB online and beyond. Digitisation, data and text mining, social media use!

12:30pm Close


1:30pm Part 1 - Engaging with your customers - managing risk

Developing a risk management framework, orphans, unpublished works, libraries as third party facilitators, s200AB flexibilities, licencing, creative commons and social interaction.

3:30pm Part 2 - Where to from here?

What will copyright look like tomorrow? This session will look at some of the challenges copyright is facing in the digital age, and some of the influences proposals for change. It'll cover the ALRC Copyright in the Digital Economy, the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), World Intellectual Property Organisations discussions on exceptions for libraries and archives, e-book lending, digital rights management and digital libraries.

4:30pm Close

For further information, contact Trish Hepworth on 02 6262 1102 or

Please note that the Library will not be providing refreshments during the breaks; however there are many cafes nearby including the Mr Tulk (located in the Library) and Pearson & Murphy's Café located at RMIT (La Trobe Street)

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