University of Library Studies and Information Technologies (BULGARIA)
About this paper:
Appears in: ICERI2019 Proceedings
Publication year: 2019
Pages: 7462-7466
ISBN: 978-84-09-14755-7
ISSN: 2340-1095
doi: 10.21125/iceri.2019.1781
Conference name: 12th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Dates: 11-13 November, 2019
Location: Seville, Spain
In the theoretical literature there are many definitions and interpretations of Intellectual Property (IP), which are constantly evolving with the change of technology. By itself IP, very broadly, means the legal rights which result from intellectual activity in the industrial, scientific, literary and artistic fields. Generally speaking, IP Law aims to safeguard creators and other producers of intellectual goods and services by granting them certain time-limited rights to control the use made of those productions. Those rights do not apply to the physical object in which the creation may be embodied but instead to the intellectual creation as such. Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) must be seen as objective and subjective right courses and science. On IPRs, as objectively existing law, in the legal science there is no single opinion. The new information environment imposes new requirements on the competences and adequate knowledge of modern young professionals, graduated their higher education and this is especially true for the professional fields related to Public Communication, as currently these professional fields are one of the most dynamically developing. The main spheres of realization of these specialists are: regional and national media, institutions, governmental and non-governmental organizations, and the use of information resourses is the basis of their professional activity and a necessary condition for their successful realization is that they need to be well informed on the issues of the IP protection.IP can be considered as an element of information literacy in university information environment as to be successful students at the university, and in life, they must learn to use efficiently and effectively the wide variety of information and communication technologies for searching, finding, arranging, analysing and assessing the information they need. This paper presents as an innovative and good practice the integration of Intellectual Property Training in Library and Information Science as established Formal Educational Model of Intellectual Property for library and information managers in the curriculum of the specialty "Library and Information Management" of the Department of Library Management and Archivistics at the Faculty of Librarianship and Cultural Heritage of the University of Library Studies and Information Technology (ULSIT).
Intellectual Property, Academic Education, Formal and Informal Learning, Library and Information Management, ULSIT.