Webinars about Important changes to UK copyright law

May 21st, 2014 at 09:05

Important changes to UK copyright law will come into force on 1 June 2014.
These amendments will extend the exceptions granted for use in education and teaching.

Jisc Legal is offering two different online events on this subject:

1. Copyright Changes Online Masterclass (Wednesday, 21 May, 2pm – 4pm)

An interactive webcast is aimed at copyright officers, library staff, learning support staff and all others with a particular interest in copyright. You can be up-to-speed within a couple of hours without leaving your desk.
To participate in the webcast, visit shortly before 2pm on Wednesday 21 May. There is no need to register.

2. Copyright Changes ‘Need-to-Know’ Webinar (Repeated on Friday 23 May [10am – 11am], Tuesday 27 May [2pm – 3pm], Thursday 29 May [10am – 11am] )

20-minute sessions providing a quick run through of the changes to copyright and why they matter, concentrating on real, day-to-day teaching and learning scenarios. Live chat will be available following each session where you can put your questions directly afterwards. The webinar will be an embedded YouTube streamed video on the Jisc Legal website. We will also use Blackboard Collaborate for the live chat following the ‘Need-to-Know’ sessions. Blackboard Collaborate requires a user to login. Users will also need to have the latest version of Java installed on their PC/Laptop – check your settings here:

The webinar will not require registration, to participate in the webinar, simply visit shortly before start time on your chosen session.

The University of Nottingham holds an Educational Recording Agency (ERA) Plus licence which allows recording of broadcasts made in the UK by ERA members. This content can be recorded via the Box of Broadcasts (BoB) system ( More information about BoB and instructions for use may be found here:

If you have any specific queries about copyright please email

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