Regional Workshop: Can We Do That? Intellectual Property Rights and Visual Media

Regional Workshop: Can We Do That? Intellectual Property Rights and Visual Media REGISTER NOW September 17 and 24, 2021, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm EDT Instructor: Cara Hirsch WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: This workshop is aimed at helping information, academic, archives, and cultural heritage professionals navigate the murky waters of US copyright law as it relates to visual media. Through both lecture and small-group exercises, we will answer common questions such as: How do I know whether something is protected by copyright? What is fair use and how can I apply it? What copyright exceptions are available for library or archival use? How can I clear a copyright? How do I navigate…

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Regional Workshop: From Project to Product: Effective Project Management and Strategic Planning

November 5 and November 19, 2021, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm EDT Instructor: Cristela Garcia-Spitz WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: While project management offers an array of tools and techniques, how do we lead with a people-centered approach? Digital scholarship increasingly requires work across distributed, cross-functional teams. This workshop will cover how to use hybrid methods to meet the needs of specific projects, grounded in community. Part 1 will consist of project management basics and an overview of different methodologies and tools. This section will include practical considerations and scenarios. Part 2 will focus on project management in practice and shared lessons learned from existing projects. Participants are encouraged to bring their…

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VRA Foundation Announces Registration for “Python for Beginners” workshop is now live!

The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) is pleased to announce registration is now live for Python for Beginners with instructor Maneesha Sane of The Carpentries, a project which teaches foundational coding and data science skills to researchers worldwide, and co-organizer of the Philadelphia Python Users Group. This online workshop will be held via Zoom on Monday, June 7 from 12:00 pm–5:00 pm EDT (with breaks!). REGISTRATION To register, visit the VRAF Python for Beginners webpage. The workshop fee is $75. If you have questions about registration, contact VRAF Director Chris Strasbaugh, strasbaugh.2@osu.edu. For general questions about the workshop, email the Regional Workshops Implementation Team at vraf.rwit@gmail.com. This workshop is currently waitlisted.  Once registered for the waitlist you…

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VRAF Announces Registration for Regional Workshop | Learning to Look and Looking to Learn: A Workshop on Visual Literacy

The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) is pleased to announce registration is now live for “Learning to Look and Looking to Learn: A Workshop on Visual Literacy” with instructors Jessica Sack and Rachel Thompson. This online workshop will be held via Zoom Webinar in two sections on May 7th and May 14th, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT. This two-part workshop will provide participants with the tools to develop and implement visual literacy instruction within their professional practice both in person and using online platforms such as Zoom. Part one of this workshop will focus on visual literacy skills and pedagogical approaches by using Zoom to engage…

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Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) Announces Can We Do That? Regional Workshop: March 13, 2020

The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) is pleased to announce that Can We Do That? Intellectual Property Rights and Visual Media will be held on March 13, 2020 at Occidental College in Los Angeles, CA. Can We Do That? Intellectual Property Rights and Visual Media is one of the four workshops being offered in the fifth year of the VRAF Regional Workshop Program. The VRA Foundation is grateful to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation for their continued support of this exciting opportunity to partner with cultural heritage and educational institutions. How do I know whether something is protected by copyright? What is fair use and how can…

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