Daily Archives: September 13, 2013

How Fair is Fair Use? Issues from the Front Lines of Copyright, Scholarly Communication, and Open Education.

Copyright & Fairuse - MBillings & LQuilter PicturesCopyright and Fair Use are hot topics today with recent court cases in the news.  It’s also a topic that brings feelings of confusion and frustration over what we can and can’t do in a digital age.    Please join us with your questions and concerns for a presentation and discussion by Marilyn Billings and Laura Quilter from UMass Amherst Libraries about scholarly communication and open education, as well as fair use interpretations of course materials, electronic reserves, streaming videos, and what you can include in myCourses.

When: 10:00am to 1:00pm on Friday, September 20th 
Where:Claire T. Carney Library’s Grand Reading Room.

Do you have specific questions for the speakers that you would like addressed at this session? Please post your questions to the Fair Use blog at: https://fairuse.blogs.umassd.edu

We hope you will join us for a lively discussion about a topic that affects all of us!

For more information about our presenters:


Free Superseded Charts and Maps

Paige Gibbs, our map librarian, is offering free superseded charts and maps. Please help yourself to the free maps, which are located in a bin beside the map cabinets adjacent to Group Study Room 311 on the third floor of the library.

Please re-roll any charts you decide not to take and place them in the bin for others. Thank you!

Questions? Please contact Paige Gibbs.

A Panel on Portuguese Studies at UMass Dartmouth – Portuguese Consul Pedro Carneiro will be on campus – Sept. 16, 2013 1-3 pm

Panel on Portuguese StudiesUMASS Dartmouth welcomes Portuguese Consul Pedro Carneiro to campus.

What: Panel Discussion – Portuguese Studies at UMass Dartmouth

When: Monday, September 16, 2013 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Where: Claire T. Carney Library, UMass Dartmouth – Library Grand Reading Room






Dr. Tim Walker will lead the panel of:

  • Dr. Gloria De Sa, Faculty Director, Ferreira Mendes Portuguese-American Archives
  • Dr. Glaucia Silva, Chairperson, Department of Portuguese
  • Dr. Frank Sousa, Director, Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture

~ Followed by a Reception ~

For more information contact:
Dean’s Office, College of Arts and Sciences
lmedeiros@umassd.edu  508.999.8352