Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

“Opening Up Campaign Archives” Panel Discussion Oct. 17

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

On Wednesday, October 17, the UCLA Library will host a wide-ranging panel discussion featuring political consultant Garry South, who has given the UCLA Library his campaign papers, and UCLA professors Jeffrey B. Lewis, Mark A. Peterson, and Lynn Vavreck. The panelists will offer inside details about “how the sausage is made” in political campaigns and discuss the importance of public knowledge about campaign operations in a healthy democratic society. It will begin at 2 p.m. in the Charles E. Young Research Library.

Admission is free, but RSVPs are requested to 310.206.8526 or rsvp@library.ucla.edu. The event is co-sponsored by the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Center for the Study of Campaigns, and Department of Political Science.

Conversation for Faculty with Intellectual Property Expert on Nov. 8

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Peter Jaszi, law professor and director of the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Clinic at American University’s Washington College of Law, will give a talk for faculty on Tuesday, November 8, from 3 to 4:30 p.m.  An experienced copyright litigator, he is widely recognized as an advocate for the public interest in intellectual property law.

Admission is free. Send an email to receive confirmation of the location in the Research Library.

Dec. 2 Workshop on Using Copyrighted Material in the Classroom

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Do you provide copies of entire articles to students in your classroom or course Web site? Do you post materials on your course management system or use your CMS or Web site as a virtual classroom? Simply because the content is for educational purposes does not mean that you can copy and distribute it without considering whether that is consistent with the U.S. Copyright Act.

Come to this free workshop for UCLA faculty to learn from campus legal and copyright experts how to provide the best experiences for your students without violating copyright.  Advance registration is required.

Free Screening of “Copyright Criminals”

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Can you own a sound? This 2009 documentary examines the creative and commercial value of musical sampling, including related debates over artistic expression, copyright law, and money. Copyright Criminals features many of hip-hop music’s founding figures, including Public Enemy, De La Soul, and Digital Underground, as well as emerging artists. The film is by Benjamin Franzen, an Atlanta-based photographer and video producer, and Kembrew McLeod, an independent documentary filmmaker and associate professor of communication studies at the University of Iowa.

The screening is on Thursday, October 21, at 6 p.m. in the Charles E. Young Research Library Presentation Room.  Admission is free, and seating is unreserved.

April 22 Faculty Workshop on Fair Use

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Do you provide copies of entire articles to students in your classroom or course Web site? Do you post materials on your course management system or use your CMS or Web site as a virtual classroom? Simply because the content is for educational purposes does not mean that you can copy and distribute it without considering whether that is consistent with the U.S. Copyright Act.

Learn from campus legal and copyright experts how to provide the best experiences for your students without violating copyright. The workshop begins at 10 a.m. at the Charles E. Young Research Library. Admission is free, but reservations are required by April 19 and can be made online.

NIH Public Access Policy Workshop March 4

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

The UCLA Library will offer “Complying with the NIH Public Access Policy,” a workshop for UCLA faculty, researchers, and administrators, on Thursday, March 4, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library. The session will cover what the National Institutes of Health (NIH) public access policy means for NIH-funded researchers at UCLA and how UCLA librarians can help them comply. It will be led by members of the Library’s Scholarly Communication Steering Committee.

Attendance is limited to UCLA faculty, researchers, and administrators. Admission is free, but advance registration is required.

Dec. 10 Faculty Workshop on Complying with the NIH Public Access Policy

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

The UCLA Library will present “Complying with the NIH Public Access Policy,” a workshop for UCLA faculty, researchers, and administrators, on Thursday, December 10, at 10 a.m. Find out what the policy means for NIH-funded researchers and how UCLA librarians can help you comply.

Admission is free, but space is limited, and advance registration by December 7 is required.

Dec. 3 Library Workshop for Faculty on Keeping Your Copyright

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

The UCLA Library will present the faculty workshop “Don’t I Own My Own Work?”: Negotiating to Keep Your Copyright on Thursday, December 3.  Find out how to read author agreements and learn strategies for negotiating agreements that protect your rights to your intellectual property and educational re-use rights.

Admission is free, but space is limited, and advance registration is required.

Open Access Week Highlights UCLA’s Commitment to Increased Access to Scholarship

Monday, October 19th, 2009

The first international Open Access Week, meant to raise awareness of issues and benefits surrounding open access, begins today.

The UCLA Library is sponsoring a week of events for faculty, students, administrators, and librarians.

Update on the NIH Public Access Policy Feb. 25

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

What does the new National Institutes of Health (NIH) public access policy mean for NIH-funded researchers at UCLA, and how can UCLA librarians help them comply? Find out more at a session on Wednesday, February 25, led by members of the Library’s Scholarly Communication Steering Committee.

The program will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m.  Attendance is limited to UCLA faculty, researchers, and administrators. Admission is free, and lunch will be provided. Advance reservations are required.