Training event: Copyright Literacy – Copyright the Card Game

Image of Jane Secker and Chris Morrison of Copyright Literacy sitting together and smiling at the camera
Image of Jane Secker and Chris Morrison of Copyright Literacy

SALCTG are delighted to announce that Jane Secker and Chris Morrison of Copyright Literacy will be delivering our latest training event. This is an opportunity to explore how UK copyright law applies to libraries, particularly in the higher education sector, using an online version of Copyright the Card Game to establish a baseline level of knowledge.

The second part of the day will focus on copyright issues in the time of COVID.  Please note that you must book for both parts. 

Date: Monday 9th November 2020 

Time: 10:00 – 13:00 and 14:00-15:00 

Delivered via Zoom 

30 places available 

Cost: £25.00 per person. 

To book a place e-mail

By the end of the course delegates will have: 

  • The ability to apply the basics of UK copyright law to the primary activities of libraries and archives 
  • An awareness and understanding of the main licences and copyright exceptions that are relevant to libraries and archives 
  • An understanding of issues related to copyright and online learning including: digitising content for online, using born digital resources, using digital media and lecture recording / virtual classrooms.  


The training day includes: 

  • 2.5 hour workshop to cover copyright works, usages, licenses and exceptions, using Copyright the Card Game. 
  • 1 hour interactive session on Copyright issues in the time of COVID-19, this session runs through some of the main issues that the shift to online learning have given rise to and we discuss ways of dealing with these by examining licenses and copyright exceptions, including an approach to risk management. 

Outline timetable 

10-10.15am – Welcome and introduction to the game 

10:15-10.50am – Round 1: Copyright works 

10.50-11.10am – Round 2: Copyright usages  

11.10-11.40am – Round 3: Licences 

11.40-11.50pm Break 

11.50am-12.50pm Round 4: Exceptions and Risk 

12.50pm-1pm – wrap up and questions 

2-3pm Copyright and online learning in a time of crisis workshop 

About the trainers 

Jane Secker is Senior Lecturer in Educational Development at City, University of London where she teaches modules on online learning. She was Copyright and Digital Literacy Advisor at London School of Economics and Political Science for over 15 years where she advised staff about copyright issues and the online environment. She is a member of the Universities UK / GuildHE Copyright Negotiation and Advisory Committee which negotiates with the Copyright Licensing Agency on the higher education licence. She is co-author of Copyright and E-learning: a guide for practitioners published by Facet in 2016. Jane is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She has a PhD from the Aberystwyth University and has worked on numerous research projects funded by the British Library, JISC and the University of London. 

Chris Morrison is the Copyright, Software Licensing and Policy Manager at the University of Kent, responsible for copyright policy, licences, training and advice. He has a Masters in Copyright Law from King’s College London. He was previously the Copyright Assurance Manager at the British Library and before that worked for music collecting society PRS for Music. He is a member of the Universities UK / GuildHE Copyright Negotiation and Advisory Committee on whose behalf he is also a member of the government’s Copyright Education Advisory Group. He is co-author of the second edition of Copyright and E-Learning: a guide for practitioners which was published in July 2016. Chris is also the creator of Copyright the Card Game and open educational resource designed to teach people about copyright in an accessible and fun way. 

Copyright Webinars (Free) 

Jane and Chris tweet as @UKCopyrightLit, are the list owners of LIS-Copyseek and maintain the Copyright Literacy website: Since March 2020 they have run regular, free, open webinars hosted by the Association for Learning Technology on Copyright in a Time of Crisis. Further details about these webinars are available here: 


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