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Patricia Aufderheide Speaks on Legal Trends and Best Practices for Copyrighted Material

Patricia Aufderheide Speaks on Legal Trends and Best Practices for Copyrighted Material

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Tuesday, April 29, 4 p.m.

Patricia Aufderheide, a professor in the School of Communication at American University in Washington, D.C., and coauthor of Reclaiming Fair Use: How to Put Balance Back in Copyright, will speak on “Remixing Scholarship: When, Why, and How Using Copyrighted Material in Your Work Is a Good Thing” on Tuesday, April 29, at 4 p.m. in Knight Library’s Browsing Room.

Several hypothetical scenarios illustrate the complexity in the use of copyrighted materials:

Library and Cinema Pacific Host a Celebration of the James Blue Archive

Library and Cinema Pacific Host a Celebration of the James Blue Archive

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James Blue (right) and David MacDougall (left)

Wednesday, April 23, 4 p.m.

A celebration of the James Blue Archive and a talk on film preservation will take place in Knight Library’s Browsing Room on the UO campus at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23. Representatives from the James and Richard Blue Foundation will be on hand to participate in the event.

James Blue, a University of Oregon alumnus and award-winning independent filmmaker, is renowned for his socially engaged documentaries and teaching.

UO Libraries on Hand for Ken Kesey Night at Rogue Public House

UO Libraries on Hand for Ken Kesey Night at Rogue Public House

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Thursday, April 3, 6-9 p.m.

Have a pint in honor of UO alumnus Ken Kesey at the Rogue Public House on Thursday, April 3, from 6-9 p.m. University of Oregon Libraries staff will be on hand at 844 Olive Street to share stories about the Kesey collection and discuss its collaboration with Rogue Ales for Ken Kesey Night.

The university purchased the Kesey collection – a 121-box archive of the author’s manuscripts, artwork, collages, photographs and correspondences dating back to 1960 – in October. The UO Libraries continues to raise funds for organizing, preserving and digitizing the materials.

UO Insight Seminar Savors Dante's Paradiso

UO Insight Seminar Savors Dante's Paradiso

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Saturdays, May 17 and 31, 9:30 a.m. - noon

Professor Gina Psaki, from the UO's Department of Romance Languages, will lead a journey through Dante's Paradiso in a UO Insight Seminar scheduled for two Saturdays: May 17 and May 31. The seminar sessions run from 9:30 a.m. to noon in Knight Library's Browsing Room, 1501 Kincaid Street, on the UO campus. The registration fee for the noncredit, ungraded seminar is $45. Learn more and register online at https://library.uoregon.edu/administration/insight.html.

UO Insight Seminar Assesses Mozart's Originality

UO Insight Seminar Assesses Mozart's Originality

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Source: Deutsch, Otto Erich (1965) Mozart: A Documentary Biography. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Wednesdays, May 7, 14, 21, 28, 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Professor Marc Vanscheeuwijck, from the UO's School of Music and Dance, will lead a UO Insight Seminar entitled "How Original Was Mozart?" beginning Wednesday, May 7, and continuing on the three following Wednesdays: May 14, 21, and 28. The seminar runs from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Knight Library's Browsing Room, 1501 Kincaid Street, on the UO campus. The registration fee for the noncredit, ungraded seminar is $99. Learn more and register online at https://library.uoregon.edu/administration/insight.html.

UO Insight Seminar Surveys Edward Curtis's Native American Photographs

UO Insight Seminar Surveys Edward Curtis's Native American Photographs

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Wishwam Bride, The North American Indian: The Nez Perces, Wallawalla, Umatilla, Cayuse, The Chinookan Tribes (portfolio), plate no. 281, Edward S. Curtis, 1911.

Saturday, May 3, 9:15 a.m.-1 p.m.

Seminar Full

James Fox and Jennifer O’Neal, from the UO Libraries Special Collections and University Archives, will offer an inside look at the photographic work of Edward Curtis in a half-day UO Insight Seminar entitled "Native American Photographs: The Art of Edward Curtis." The seminar is scheduled for Saturday, May 3, from 9:15 a.m. until 1 p.m., in Knight Library's Browsing Room, 1501 Kincaid Street, on the UO campus. The registration fee for the noncredit, ungraded seminar is $45.

UO Insight Seminar Examines Militant Islam

UO Insight Seminar Examines Militant Islam

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Saturdays, April 5, 12, 19, 26; 9:30 a.m.-noon

Anita Weiss, professor of International Studies at the UO, will offer a UO Insight Seminar entitled "Militant Islam" beginning Saturday, April 5, in Knight Library's Browsing Room, 1501 Kincaid Street, on the UO campus. The seminar sessions, which run from 9:30 a.m. until noon, will continue for three more consecutive Saturdays: April 12, 19, and 26. The registration fee for the noncredit, ungraded seminar is $99.

Faculty Asked to Nominate Outstanding Undergraduate Research Projects Completed in Winter 2014

Faculty Asked to Nominate Outstanding Undergraduate Research Projects Completed in Winter 2014

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Student doing research using the Gardner Fox comic book collection in the library's Special Collections and University Archives.

Each year through its Undergraduate Research Awards program, the UO Libraries recognizes UO students who complete outstanding research projects using library resources and services. Students can earn up to $1,500 for their award-winning papers, projects, and theses.

Faculty members whose students have produced high-quality research papers or projects using library resources are encouraged to nominate students they believe warrant consideration for an award.

Awards are given in two categories:

Undergraduate Research Award Entries Due May 16 for Projects Completed in Winter Term 2014

Undergraduate Research Award Entries Due May 16 for Projects Completed in Winter Term 2014

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Student doing research using the Gardner Fox comic book collection in the library's Special Collections and University Archives.

Deadline Extended!

Each year through its Undergraduate Research Awards program, the UO Libraries recognizes UO undergraduates who produce high-quality research projects using the library's extensive resources and services. The amount of the awards typically ranges from $1,000 to $1,500.
 

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