Software Preservation Network 2019 Webinar Series Episode 1: The Code of Best Practices for Fair Use in Software Preservation, Why and How?

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This episode is one of 7 in the Software Preservation Network's 2019 Webinar Series on Code of Best Practices and Other Legal Tools for Software Preservation.  Each episode is recorded;  both presentation slides and webinar transcript as well as links to supplementary resources are also available.   Information about the full series can be found at: 
Episode 1: The Code of Best Practices for Fair Use in Software Preservation, Why and How
In this introduction to the webinar series, you’ll learn: 

  • What the Code is 
  • What the copyright doctrine of fair use is 
  • How it addresses problems such as making preservation copies, patron access onsite and remotely, sharing software with other institutions, and providing access to source code 
  • Why best practices codes are a robust, reliable guide to practice
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Software Preservation Network (SPN)
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No fee
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Access rights
Community standards
Copyright of data
Data archiving
Data curation
Data preservation
Data stewardship
Expert guidance - Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
Fair use copyright doctrine
Reusable software
Software management
Software preservation
Published / Broadcast: 
Monday, February 25, 2019
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Software Preservation Network (SPN)
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Contributor Name: 
Jessica Meyerson
Brandon Butler
Krista Cox
Peter Jazsi
Patricia Aufderheide
Contributor Organization(s): 
American University
Contact Organization(s): 
Software Preservation Network (SPN)
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Data manager
Data policymaker
Data professional
Data supporter
Repository manager
Research faculty
Software engineer
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More than 1 hour (but less than 1 day)