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Workshop on Copyright, Licences and Open Access

The joint committees of A&SL and HSLG are delighted to offer a one-day workshop on Copyright, Licences and Open Access by Charles Oppenheim.

Date: Friday 9 November 2018
Time: 09:45-15.00
Venue: HRB Boardroom, Grattan House, 67-72 Lower Mount Street, Dublin D02 H638


Download the workshop presentation by Charles Oppenheim. 


Workshop content includes:

  • Copyright – legal framework; new EU Copyright Directive and its implications for Irish libraries
  • Licensing – contract negotiation, Scholarly Communications licensing, etc.
  • Brexit and its impact on Irish libraries
  • Open Access Publishing

This event is open to all HSLG and A&SL members for €10
For all others, the cost is €25 plus booking fee

Schedule for the day:

09.45-10.00am: Registration and coffee
10.00am:           Start
12.30-13.15       Light Lunch and coffee
3.00pm              Finish

About Charles Oppenheim:

Until 2009, Charles was Professor of Information Science and Head of the Department of Information Science at Loughborough University. He is currently a Visiting Professor at two UK Universities and a Senior Consultant with Naomi Korn Associates. He also worked for many years in the electronic publishing industry.

Charles has been involved in, given talks on, and published on Intellectual Property Rights and other legal issues relevant to library and information work and to academic research. He has published well over 500 journal articles, conference papers, reports and books. He is also involved in developing Green Party policy on Intellectual Property Rights. @CharlesOppenh


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