Reading Time: < 1 minute Help us choose the material that will be digitized for January 2024 as part of the Libraries’ annual celebration of the public domain! We have searched our physical collections to find the rarest titles whose copyright will expire in 2024, and now we need your help to figure out which 24 to digitize. Please vote for your favorites below (choose up to 24)!
Reading Time: 3 minutes Join the USF Libraries in our annual celebration of the public domain through digitization! The USF Libraries have selected material from the Libraries’ collections published in 1927 that are newly in the public domain to digitize in celebration. This is the fifth year we have celebrated through digitization!
Reading Time: < 1 minute Every year in January, a new group of material will have their copyrights expire and become part of the public domain, where creative work is free to use by anyone for any purpose. We have poured over the list of items in our collection that will have their copyright expire in 2023, finding the rarest titles we have that fit into our Digital Collections. We need your help to decide which 23 items we should digitize.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Fair Use/Fair Dealing week is an international celebration of exceptions in copyright laws that allow for certain uses of copyrighted material in order to encourage new art and creativity. Fair use week runs from February 21–25, 2022 and was originally supported by the Association of Research Libraries.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A donation agreement can smooth the way for future digitization of a collection or hinder future uses of collection material. With all of the variables possible in donation agreements, it shouldn’t be surprising that some donor stipulations on older collections can take an archive or special collections by surprise.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Every year in January, the copyright protection of a new group of material will expire and those items will become part of the public domain. In celebration, the USF Libraries select titles from our physical collections to digitize. This year we intend to digitize 22 items. We have narrowed the possible titles down to 50 and need your help to decide which will be highlighted by our public domain celebration. Vote for your favorites by July 21st!
Reading Time: < 1 minute Every year in January, since 2019, a new group of material will have their copyright protection expire and will become part of the public domain. We need your help in deciding what 21 items USF Libraries will digitize to celebrate the public domain in 2021. Tell us which ones you want scanned!
Reading Time: < 1 minute Incorporating media into online classes should be simple, right? Barbara Lewis and LeEtta Schmidt, USF Libraries’ Digital Learning Librarian and Copyright and Intellectual Property Librarian, made an open presentation to address these questions and help USF faculty move their courses and instructional activities online.