OER Service Digital Skills Events

The OER Service runs a wide range of workshops and events as part of the University's Digital Skills programme. Our up and coming events are listed below, and you can find a full list of workshops we offer here:  OER Service Digital Skills. If you would like us to come to your school or college to run a session tailored to your requirements, please contact us at open.ed@ed.ac.uk.

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Copyright, Licensing, and Open Materials for Remote Teaching

18th June 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Two men sitting on a rocky cliff looking out across the water at a glacier

This one-hour information session aims to provide teaching staff with the information to use copyright and licensed materials in the core toolset to support remote teaching.

The session will cover:

  • Authenticated vs. Public teaching spaces
  • Licences in Higher Educations
  • Subscriptions, databases, and services
  • Open Educational Resources and materials
  • Attribution of materials
  • Finding useful materials

This session is provided by Stephanie (Charlie) Farley, our Open Educational Resources (OER) Advisor for Educational Design and Engagement.

If you’re interested in us running a tailored workshop for your department please get in touch.

This session has been updated and adapted from ‘Will it bite me? Copyright, media, licensing, and online teaching environments”. The session will run online via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. An access link will be emailed to you prior to the course date.


Bookings via MyEd: edin.ac/2zBgZ7q


Header image: Salvesen Photo Album, © The University of Edinburgh Library, CC BY SA NC, on flickr.


18th June 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


BlackBoard Collaborate


Stephanie (Charlie) Farley