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Copyright Focus Series: Public Domain

Copyright Focus Series: Public Domain Online

Copyright Focus Series: In this series of three hands-on sessions, we’ll dive deeper into some commonly misunderstood copyright-related topics. Whether you attend one session or all three, you’ll learn how to make copyright-compliant decisions when creating content for Nova Scotia Health.

Session 2: Public Domain (PD)

In this session you will:

  • Understand what Public Domain (PD) means.
  • Distinguish Public Domain from publicly available.
  • Search reputable sources for images and other resources in the Public Domain


Consider signing up for the other sessions in this Copyright Focus Series:

Recommended for: Nova Scotia Health staff who create content (e.g. publications, LMS, subject guides, presentations) and want to learn more about copyright.

Related LibGuide: Copyright by Roxanne MacMillan

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 Show more dates
1:00pm - 1:45pm
Time Zone:
Atlantic Time (change)
All Zones
  Copyright     Library Services  
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

Registration is required. There are 20 seats available.


This session will use Microsoft Teams. You can join the meeting on your computer or mobile app using the URL you will receive in the Confirmation and Reminder emails. 

You can join a Teams meeting whether or not you have a Teams account. If you don't have an account, follow these steps to join as a 'Guest': 

  • Paste the Teams meeting link into a Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome browser address bar
  • On the web page that opens, select Continue on this browser
  • Enter your name and choose your audio/video settings
  • Click Join now

For more information on joining as a 'Guest', please go to: Joining a Teams Meeting without a Teams account*. 

For information on joining a Teams Meeting, please visit: https://intra.nshealth.ca/UCS/BPS/SitePages/Teams.aspx*. The Join a Teams Meeting video on this page provides useful information for new Microsoft Teams users.

To participate in an online session, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • You must have an audio output device connected (headphones or speakers) to be able to hear the instructor
  • If you do not have an audio input device (webcam or microphone), you may type in the chat window
  • Experience using chat
  • Experience copying/pasting text and URLs

If you do not meet the above requirements, please consider requesting a one-on-one consult.

*Internal link, you must be on the Nova Scotia Health network and use Microsoft Internet Explorer or Edge to access

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