A Copyright Primer for Grownups

As is so often the case with internet searches — where what you get is not always what you were looking for — in the course of tracking down information about a copyright case from last year I unexpectedly stumbled upon a site that provides educational training about copyright for the layman.  Copyright for Librarians is a joint project of Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society and Electronic Information for Libraries (eIFL), a consortium of libraries from 50 countries in Africa, Asia and Europe. While the stated goal of the project is to provide librarians in developing and transitional countries information concerning copyright law, the actual content is appropriate for any fairly bright non-lawyer.  The free course includes 9 learning modules, which can be downloaded from the site or viewed online.


  1. Temple Mullens says:

    I’d be inclined to give the go-ahead with you one this subject. Which is not something I typically do! I really like reading a post that will make people think. Also, thanks for allowing me to comment!

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