Created by:   Duke University, Emory University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Kevin Smith

    Taught by:    Kevin Smith, Director, Copyright and Scholarly Communication

    Duke University Libraries

  • Lisa Macklin

    Taught by:    Lisa Macklin, Director, Scholarly Communications Office

    Robert W. Woodruff Library, Emory University

  • Anne Gilliland

    Taught by:    Anne Gilliland, Scholarly Communications Officer

    University Libraries, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Commitment2-3 hours/week
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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4.7 stars
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Duke University
Duke University has about 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students and a world-class faculty helping to expand the frontiers of knowledge. The university has a strong commitment to applying knowledge in service to society, both near its North Carolina campus and around the world.
Emory University
Emory University, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the world's leading research universities. Its mission is to create, preserve, teach and apply knowledge in the service of humanity.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, is known around the world for innovative teaching and research. Regularly ranked as the nation’s best value for academic quality, UNC has produced the most Rhodes Scholars for the past 25 years among U.S. public research universities.
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Rated 4.7 out of 5 of 95 ratings

Very informative course presented by knowledgeable instructors. Gained a greater appreciation for the pros and cons of copyright, in addition to a respect for the complexity and nuance in this area.

Great Course that teaches well about copyrights

The assessments were exceptionally useful because they were very realistic examples, close to the course examples but not so close as to not make the learner think.

I enjoyed the engaging team teaching and the clear high competence of the instructors. There was also an engaging switching of presentation modes (slides, team teaching discussion, presentation by one / two / all instructors).

I would like you to maybe add a page where I can find links to all course handouts and further readings. This would made reviewing easier (instead of finding it again from each individual page in the course; page loading times in coursera can be quite long). But this is really the only wish I can add. In every way a well-rounded great course! Thanks a lot!

Really good.