Grab your warm beverage of choice and sign in to get the details on what changes have taken place this month. We’ll spend 15-minutes sharing all the latest updates and if you have questions, we’re happy to stay on longer to chat.
Join Reveal Digital’s Anne Ray and Peggy Glahn for the Funder’s update where they will share outcomes from 2020 activities and plans for 2021 and beyond. This session will also feature guest speaker Adriana Cásarez, Diversity Resident Librarian at the University of Texas at Austin, who is using Independent Voices content from “The Rag” as the basis for her text mining project to analyze how the underground, radical publication portrayed Black, Indigenous and People of Color in its coverage of the counterculture movements during the 1960s-1970s.
As part of Reveal Digital’s new project to digitize American prison newspapers in an open access project called American Prison Newspapers, 1800-2019: Voices from the Inside, this webinar will feature James McGrath Morris, author of Jailhouse Journalism. Mr. Morris will share some of the stories that are part of the history of prison newspapers, the people behind them, and the life-changing impact that prison journalism has had and will continue to have on incarcerated people. This is the first in a series of three webinars from Reveal Digital.
Learn everything you need to know to get started cataloging in Forum. We will cover working with data in Excel, using master records and bulk editing, working with sets and using integrated and external authorities. Register to watch this training at anytime.
Attendees will get an overview of expanded Controlled List functionality and learn how to use the same controlled list in several projects, take advantage of system-provided controlled lists, create your own local lists, import values to locally created lists using Excel, and enable cataloger users to add values to controlled lists. Register to watch this at any time.
The Artstor Digital Library evaluates copyright before making images available to our subscribers, simplifying the image-use process for users. Join us to review some basic guidelines for working with images on the Artstor platform, including permitted and prohibited uses for Artstor Digital Library collections, and how you can use Artstor’s publicly-available collections, including Open Artstor. We’ll also save time to answer questions. 45 min.
Copyright is complicated. But we’re here to help! Marcie Kaufman, Counsel at ITHAKA, will discuss how US law determines whether a work is in copyright or in the Public Domain. She will also give an overview of the history of US copyright law and its resulting complexities for today’s users, and discuss tools, including our new Copyright Checkpoint, for helping users determine the copyright status of images, books, journals, and other textual materials. 45 min.