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10 Must Have Resources to Teach about Copyright and Fair Use

10 Must Have Resources to Teach about Copyright and Fair Use
1- Copyright Advisory Network This web site is a way for librarians to learn about copyright and seek feedback and advice from fellow librarians and copyright specialists 2- Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers This chart was designed to inform teachers of what they may do under the law. Feel free to make copies for teachers in your school or district, 3- Copyright Confusion This is a great wiki where you can have access to materials, PDFs, and guide on copyright and fair use of digital content 5- Creative Commons Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. 6- CyberBee I must say that this is really a great interactive website that teaches students everything on copyright issues. 7- Fair Use Evaluator This tool helps you better understand how to determine the "fairness" of a use under the U.S. 8- Taking The Mystery out of Copyright 9- Copyright Kids 10- Teaching Copyright

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Employability resources from SCONUL The Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL) has developed a set of resources to support the community on the issues of employability and graduate skills. These resources include: Literature review This review examines the literature on current employability practice with a view to demonstrating the contribution of libraries to employability and the development of graduate attributes, situating libraries’ traditional information literacy role in the new broader academic skills landscape. The review was prepared by Megan Wiley (Librarian, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama) on behalf of SCONUL in 2014, and then revisited by Megan a year later in a SCONUL Focus article on ‘How information professionals can support the development of employability skills.’

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Employability Employability is an ongoing and current concern for Higher Education institutions, and the marketisation of Higher Education has meant that data about graduate destinations is increasingly a tool to market institutions and inform the choices of prospective students. In response, SCONUL has produced an Employability Toolkit, comprised of resources that will support libraries in providing a useful and comprehensive service to students. Literature reviewLens on the SCONUL Seven Pillars of Information LiteracyCase studies Taylor & Francis Libsite - Use of social media by the library Skip to navigation Social media has the potential to facilitate much closer relationships between libraries and their patrons, wherever they are based, and however they choose to access library services and resources. This white paper has been researched and compiled by Taylor & Francis to provide an overview of current practices relating to the use by libraries of social media, from a world-wide perspective, against which individual institutions can benchmark their own activities and be inspired to try new approaches. Read the Taylor & Francis white paper on social media use in libraries Learn more about the key findings from the white paper:

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Digital Bytes Digital Bytes teaches teens digital citizenship through student-directed, media-rich activities that tackle real-world dilemmas. Teens learn from the experiences of their peers then create collaborative projects that voice their ideas for making smart, safe choices online. Digital Bytes is ideal for afterschool programs, community centers, or blended-learning classrooms that need short, relevant activities that teach digital citizenship and critical thinking about media consumption and creation.

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Which search engine when? Which search engine when? Sometimes you’re not always going to be sure as to which search engine is best for the job. In this section I’ve tried to put together a collection of search engines which do specific things - find images, social media search and so on.

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