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Copyright Workshops

Nov. 11th, 2 p.m., "Copyright and Coffee: Negotiating Publishing Contract"
Location: Shapiro 4004 (TAFR)
Description: At this workshop, you will learn useful negotiation concepts and skills that you can employ in your professional as well as personal life. You will also learn some basics of US copyright law and important terms you should look out for in a publishing contract. There will be two fun negotiation exercises for you to pair up and try out your skills.

Nov. 12th, 12 p.m., "New EU Copyright Directive: Stifling Expression by Shifting Infringement Liability to Content-Sharing Platforms"
Location: Law School Hutchins Hall 116
Description: The new highly debated EU Copyright Directive was adopted in May 2019, and EU Member states will have two years to implement its provisions in their national Law. One of the most debated elements of the new Copyright Directive is Article 17, which establishes a new liability regime for for-profit content-sharing platforms. Jancic will address the issues that EU Member States will need to consider to protect users' rights as much as possible in the process of implementing the new regime. Lunch will be served.

Nov. 13th, 2:30 p.m., "Can machine created works enjoy copyright protection in the EU?"
Location: Hatcher Clark Presentation Space
Description: Countries all over the world are trying hard to figure out how to handle works created by Artificial Intelligence. Join Slovenian copyright scholar Maja Bogataj Jancic to find out more about the EU approach.

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New MarketResearch.com Academic Platform and Features

MarketResearch.com Academic, a great resource for market research reports, has added some new functionality and updated their user interface. The next time you visit, you will see:

  1. New full-text search engine - the Academic service now offers full text searching inside the body of the entire research document to find keywords that are perhaps not mentioned in the title or abstract of the reports. This vastly increases the relevance of the search engine and the capabilities to find useful content from deep within the report.
  2. Improved accessibility and appearance - the new service has been designed to meet the standards of AA Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. Accessibility is extremely important to the vendor and the new accessibility enhancements allows the site to be used by a wider audience..

More info on the Kresge Library Services website

Kresge Library Services Fall Instruction Sessions

Kresge Library Services offers instruction sessions to assist you in your research needs. Current sessions include:

  • Kresge Library Databases Overview
    Learn to find vital company, industry and financial information for class assignments (including Strategy) in Kresge Library databases.This session covers D&B Hoovers, IBISWorld, Marketline and Factiva (Wall Street Journal), and shows you when, where and how to get help.
  • Kresge Library Resources for Your Off-Campus Job Search
    This session covers Vault Campus, Going Global, D&B Hoovers and CareerBeam. Find company information for interviews and learn how to compile lists of companies to target.

More info on the Kresge Library Services website