Tag Archives: CopyTalk

Next CopyTalk – Understanding Rights Reversion

Join copyright attorney Brianna Schofield, Executive Director and Erika Wilson, Communications and Operations Manager from the Authors Alliance on October 5th to learn about rights reversion. Authors who have a rights reversion provision in their contractual agreements with publishers can regain their rights of copyright. By doing so, authors can bring their out-of-print books back in print, deposit them in ... Read More »

Washington Office’s copyright expert, puzzle master recognized

Here’s something you may not know about the Washington Office’s in-house copyright expert Carrie Russell: Carrie loves puzzles. On the first floor of the Washington Office, Carrie always has a jigsaw puzzle in progress. And, in her office on the second floor, she’s spent the last 18 years trying to untangle the field’s bigger knots. Carrie — who is being ... Read More »

CopyTalk must go on!

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We just dodged a calamity that would have forced us to cancel CopyTalk! What was the problem? Our moderator, Patrick Newell and the person who hits the record button (me) will not be available on the 7th. What’s the solution? We have pitch hitters! Laura Quilter, acclaimed copyright expert and counsel at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and long-time OITP copyright ... Read More »

Where’s CopyTalk?

Copyright coster that reads "transformative uses tend to favor a fair use finding because a transformative use is one that communicates something new and different from the original or expands its utility, thus serving copyright's overall objective of contributing to public knowledge."

We are on a summer hiatus! CopyTalk webinars will start up again in September. In the meantime, you can listen to those webinars you missed in the archive! Brought to you by an enthusiastic ALA committee—OITP Copyright Education Committee—upcoming webinars will address music copyright, copyright tutorials on music, and rights reversion with the Authors Alliance. We would love your suggestions ... Read More »

“The Durationator” webinar archived

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An archived copy of the CopyTalk webinar “Code + Copyright: Creating the Durationator as the 21st Century Helpdesk for Libraries, Archives and Museums” is now available. Originally webcast on May 4th by the Office for Information Technology Policy’s Copyright Education Subcommittee, our presenters were Elizabeth Townsend Gard, Associate Professor of Law and the Jill H. and Avram A. Glazer Professor ... Read More »