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ALA, ACRL file network neutrality comments with FCC

Today the American Library Association (ALA) and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt the legally enforceable network neutrality rules necessary to fulfill library missions and serve communities nationwide. The ALA

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Library Copyright Alliance Submits Comments on Orphan Works

On Monday, January 14, 2013, the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) (whose members are the American Library Association, Association of Research Libraries and Association of College and Research Libraries) filed comments (pdf) with the U.S. Copyright Office in response to their

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Legislators Want to Hear From Us on Library Issues!

This week, I had the opportunity to meet with the education and library specialists who work for the offices of Senator Schumer and Senator Gillibrand, two congressional leaders from my home state of New York. As a summer intern at

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Library Copyright Alliance Touts Copyright Exceptions at International Assembly

For the last four years, advancement towards more flexible copyright law continues in earnest at the World Intellectual Property Organization’s 24th Copyright and Related Rights Standing Committee session (SCCR), which started on July 16, 2012, and will continue through July

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Topic du jour? Access!

Things are heating up in Washington – and we’re not just talking about the temperature!  Access is the topic du jour this week!  Much is happening on a number of fronts – from Congress to the U.S. Copyright Office to

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