Date:     September 3, 2014


To:          All UF Graduate Students


From:    UF George A. Smathers Libraries


RE:          Graduate Researching and Publication Workshops - Fall 2014



Scholarly Communications Workshops – Fall 2014

Presented by the George A. Smathers Libraries


Registration at least 24 hours in advance is REQUIRED for online workshops.

Registration is requested, but not required, for in person workshops.

Register at

For more information, contact Christine Fruin at [log in to unmask] or (352) 273-2710.


Copyright Essentials for the Graduate Researcher

Working on your thesis or dissertation and including copyrighted works of others in your paper? Confused about the publication and deposit options available to you for your dissertation and wondering what impact these options will have on later publication of your work? This workshop will answer these common copyright questions that graduate students encounter as they write and prepare to publish their own thesis or dissertation. This workshop is a must for all graduate students working on a thesis or dissertation!

Library West, Room 211:               Online:

Sept. 10, 12:00-1:00 PM;               Sept. 22, 7:00-8:00 PM;

Oct. 2, 12:00-1:00 PM                    Oct. 29, 2:00-3:00 PM


Copyright for Online Teaching

Whether you are preparing an online course for UF students or getting ready to launch a course through Coursera, this workshop will assist faculty, instructional designers and others in navigating the copyright issues that arise when delivering course content online. The workshop will cover the law of fair use and the various alternatives available to delivering copyrighted content through the eLearning and Coursera platforms. Special focus will be on incorporating images, audio, and video in online courses.

Library West, Room 211:               Online:

Sept. 12, 12:00-1:00 PM;               Sept. 18, 12:00-1:00 PM;

Oct. 15, 12:00-1:00 PM                  Oct. 15, 4:30-5:30 PM


Protect your Rights as Author: Understanding Copyright and Open Access

This workshop will teach participants about how they can find and interpret the copyright policies of publishers using Sherpa/RoMEO and other resources; how to read and understand the terms of publication agreements including archiving rights; and how to preserve their rights as authors through open access and publication agreement addenda.

Library West, Room 211:               Online:

Nov. 5, 12:00-1:00 PM                   Nov. 12, 4:30-5:30 PM