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New Exhibit! WPI and the 1960s: Four Reasons Why We Have the IQP

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

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Evelyn Riley

Have you ever wondered how WPI came to offer the IQP, one of the most innovative undergraduate experiences in the United States?

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Library Workshop: Copyright & Your WPI Project

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

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Evelyn Riley

This workshop will explain basic copyright as it relates to your project as well as show you how to find free-to-use images and other resources for your project work.

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Upcoming Library Workshop – Copyright and Your WPI Project

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Thursday, November 14, 2013

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Evelyn Riley

Since WPI Interactive Qualifying Projects (IQPs), Major Qualifying Projects (MQPs), theses, and dissertations are now published online and often distributed to a sponsor, you need to pay close attention to copyright law.

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Timesaving Copyright Tools for IQP Projects!

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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

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Evelyn Riley

The IQP is an extraordinary learning opportunity for WPI students. As part of the learning outcomes, students are expected to “... critically identify, utilize, and properly cite information sources, and integrate information from multiple sources to identify appropriate approaches to addressing the project goals.” With IQPs now available electronically for anyone to view, it is critically important that students understand not only what copyright is, but to use information ethically, whether it be text, images, audio, video, etc. wisely and to know when permissions are needed and when materials are free to use.

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Library Workshops This week: 4/9/-4/13

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Monday, April 9, 2012

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Evelyn Riley

Copyright & Your WPI Project Wednesday, April 11, 2012 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. Library Lab A RefWorks 101 Thursday, April 12, 2012 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Library Lab A

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Library Workshop: Copyright & Your WPI Project

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

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Evelyn Riley

For online projects it is not enough to simply cite your source with a citation; copyright permissions are required for works under copyright protection. This workshop will explain basic copyright as it relates to your project as well as show you how to find free-to-use images and other resources for your project work.

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Library Workshops This Week! Copyright & Your WPI Project and Finding Numbers/Statistics

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Monday, February 6, 2012

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Evelyn Riley

Sign up now for this week's library workshops: Copyright & Your WPI Project Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012 Library Lab A 3:00-4:00 p.m. Since WPI Interactive Qualifying Projects (IQPs), Major Qualifying Projects (MQPs), theses, and dissertations are now published online and often distributed to a sponsor, you need to pay close attention to copyright law. You need to consider such issues as: Can I copy an image from a commercial Web site? May I use a chart or table from an article in my MQP, IQP, thesis or dissertation For online projects it is not enough to simply cite your source with a citation; copyright permissions are required for works under copyright protection. This workshop will explain basic copyright as it relates to your project as well as show you how to find free-to-use images and other resources for your project work.

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Automotive Safety IQP on Display

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Friday, May 13, 2011

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Automotive Safety IQP on Display Automotive Safety IQP on Display

An interactive exhibit, Automotive Safety Technology by Scott Cloutier and David Linke, is on display in the information desk area of Gordon Library. The exhibit combines real safety devices, like air bags and antilock brakes, with a flash presentation that incorporates animations, diagrams, visual aides, and digital narration to convey the purpose, history, and technology of the devices. You select which device you want to learn more about. By recording each time buttons are pushed, the students will collect data on which devices receive the most interest.

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Copyright Tip of the Week: Using Interviews and Photographs in Your Final Project

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Friday, February 18, 2011

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Evelyn Riley

If you are using a name or likeness of a person, best practice is to request permission from that person by asking them to sign an image or interview consent & release form.

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