Continuing Education

The OHLA Executive is pleased to announce a new collaborative initiative with the Ontario Library Association to provide OHLA continuing education sessions through the Education Institute. OHLA members will not require access to OTN to attend. Attendees will only require a computer, internet connection, and an internet browser with Adobe Connect supported. To ensure that your browser is supported, conduct the following test.

OHLA Education Institute sessions are free to OHLA members. Non-members may attend by becoming OHLA members or by paying an individual session fee. To register or inquire about fees, contact CE Coordinator Caitlin Carter.


NEW: Two-Part Webinar on Copyright for Health Librarians

Copyright for Health Information Professionals – Part 1

When:  Thursday, November 28th, 2019, 12-1 p.m. EST

Presented by:  Mélanie Brunet, Copyright Services Librarian, University of Ottawa, and Obianuju Mollel, Senior Consultant, Knowledge Management (KM) Department, Alberta Health Services (AHS).

$45 for OLA members

$55 for Non-members

Free for OHLA members – membership will be verified

Register for Part 1 here

Description

Relevant for anyone working in health information or health care, this webinar will provide a solid foundation in copyright principles. Participants will gain greater confidence answering common copyright questions and resolving potential copyright issues in their own use of information in a health setting. Note: This webinar will cover the theoretical principles to participate in Copyright for Health Information Professionals Part 2.

You will learn:

1) What is copyright, who owns it, and what are some of the key exceptions and limits;

2) How to reuse and share copyright-protected materials without infringing copyright; and

3) How to identify and locate copyright friendly material that is openly licensed.

 

Copyright for Health Information Professionals – Part 2

When:  Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019, 12-1 p.m. EST

Presented by: Mélanie Brunet, Copyright Services Librarian, University of Ottawa, and Obianuju Mollel, Senior Consultant, Knowledge Management (KM) Department, Alberta Health Services (AHS).

$45 for OLA members

$55 for Non-members

Free for OHLA members – membership will be verified

Register for Part 2 here

Description

Relevant for anyone working in health information or health care, this course will provide a solid foundation in copyright principles. Participants will gain greater confidence answering common copyright questions and resolving potential copyright issues in their own use of information. You will learn how to reuse and share copyright-protected materials legally, identify and locate copyright friendly material made available under open licences. You will also learn about additional resources to deal with complex situations.

You will learn:

1) Critically apply their understanding of copyright principles to address common scenarios encountered by health librarians and information professionals;

2) Understand how to share content without infringing copyright;

3) Identify “copyright friendly” material that is openly licensed for sharing and how to find it; and

4) Refer to additional resources to deal with more complex cases.

 

To see what we’ve offered in the past, look at our list of recently offered sessions.


*NEW* Please complete our Continuing Education Survey, so that we can plan CE sessions which are important to you!

CE Coordinator

Caitlin Carter