Barbara Ingrassia is a Certified Copyright Manager, Speaker and Trainer. She has a passion for raising awareness of the role of copyright in our daily lives. We are all Consumers and Creators of copyright-protected works, and understanding some copyright basics can help us achieve our goals and avoid unpleasant “surprises.” Ingrassia enjoys bringing some fun to a (potentially) dull topic. Her motto: Manage Copyright. Don’t let it Manage You.(sm) Barbara Ingrassia comes from an academic library background. She has studied the “murkiness” of copyright law with the Center for Intellectual Property at the University of Maryland, the Special Libraries Association, Duke University and the Berkman Center at Harvard Law School. She has facilitated workshops for various professional organizations and consults with individuals–both virtually and face-to-face.