With journal articles and other scholarly publishing comes a number of questions around copyright. Join us for this workshop with Brandon Butler, director of information policy at UVA, where you can learn more about intellectual property and copyright as it applies to scholarly publishing. The workshop with touch on issues around dissertations and journal articles as well as the use/reuse of figures in these works and give you a contact for questions you might have in the future. The workshop will include time for attendee questions.
You can submit questions and areas of interest via the registration form to help shape this new workshop.
Brandon Butler is the first Director of Information Policy at the University of Virginia Library. He provides guidance and education to the Library and its user community on intellectual property and related issues, and advocates on the Library’s behalf at the federal, state, local, and campus level. Butler is the author or co-author of a range of articles, book chapters, guides, and presentations about copyright, with a focus on libraries and the fair use doctrine. Before coming to UVA, Brandon taught copyright and supervised student attorneys in the IP Law Clinic at American University, and advocated for research libraries around the country at the Association of Research Libraries. He received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2008.
This is a GWL workshop for engineering grad students & postdocs, but engineering faculty and staff are also welcome to attend.