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Copyright: Train the Trainer – Naomi Korn

13th June 2017 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Red background, white text reads: Naomi Korn, Copyright Consultancy

This is a ‘Train the trainer’ copyright refresher and skills development training session by copyright expert Naomi Korn.

Naomi’s training is typically PowerPoint-free, using quizzes, discussions, Q+A, case studies and interactive training techniques to stimulate engagement and promote learning outcomes. It is practical, accessible and authoritative, and always delivered in the context of current legal requirements and developments.


Session Objectives

  • Refresh copyright knowledge and improve confidence in your expertise
  • Understand the importance of, and improve, how to communicate copyright effectively
  • Incorporate copyright training into sessions and teaching
  • Provide an opportunity to develop and practice training skills in a coaching space
  • Develop transferable train the trainer skills sets applicable to other topics


Who should attend

Information services, library, learning technology, and support staff involved in the communication, provision, and training of copyright material use at the University.

Bookings via MyEd: http://edin.ac/2s13g4k


Naomi Korn

With over 17 years copyright, licensing and rights-related experience, Naomi Korn provides expert advice and support to a range of UK organisations including the British Council,  the Imperial War Museums, the Royal Academy of Arts, NHS England, Museum of London and  the Wellcome Trust.

Naomi Korn has contributed to various versions of SPECTRUM, the International Standard for Collections Management. Naomi is the former Chair, Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance (LACA) from 2013 – 2017. During this period, she led the reform of the UK’s copyright laws on behalf of the cultural heritage sector, which resulting in new UK exceptions to copyright in 2014.

She has also regularly represented the interests of the sector to UK Government Ministers and Government officials and on Government advisory groups. Naomi Korn is a Trustee of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professional (CILIP), the second largest professional organisation for librarians in the world, and for six years, she has set the program and chaired the CILIP/LACA annual Copyright Conference. Naomi Korn is a visiting lecturer at City University, University College London and Kingston University.




13th June 2017
9:30 am - 1:00 pm


Stephanie (Charlie) Farley


50 George Square, Room G.05 (Central Area)
50 George Square
Edinburgh, EH8 9JU United Kingdom
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