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New American Libraries supplement examines major trends in digital content

Leading library visionaries and experts discuss trends in digital content technology and the current state of library ebook lending in “Digital Discoveries,” a new digital supplement from American Libraries magazine. Developed by ALA’s Digital Content Working Group (DCWG), the digital

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Copyright hot topics and big ideas

Hear about current copyright policy challenges and developments at the session “Copyright Hot Topics and Big Ideas,” a conference program that will be held at the 2014 American Library Association Annual Conference in Las Vegas. The session will take place

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Now Available: Archived Copyright Tweetchat

On Tuesday, January 7, 2014, school principals, superintendents, librarians and educators participated in an interactive question-and-answer tweetchat with copyright expert and bestselling author Carrie Russell. Education professionals who missed yesterday’s copyright tweetchat now have access to the archived tweetchat. As

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Reminder: Free copyright tweetchat tomorrow

Do you find it even more difficult to understand copyright now that everything has gone digital? With the advancement of digital technologies, how has teaching changed? Can students use YouTube for classroom purposes? What about remixing — is it illegal?

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Confused about copyright? Tweet us your questions on Jan. 7th

Can you legally photocopy pages from that textbook? Can students legally remix music for school assignments? What does fair use mean, and how can it be applied in the school library or classroom? If you are a school librarian or

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