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Accepting nominations for the Patterson Award

The nomination period is open for the L. Ray Patterson Award, an American Library Association-sponsored honor that recognizes particular individuals or groups who “embody the spirit of the U.S. Copyright law as voiced by the framers of our Constitution: ‘to advance the knowledge of science and useful arts.’” Nominations will…

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Applicants sought for Oakley Memorial Scholarship

  Librarians interested in intellectual property, public policy and copyright have until June 1, 2016, to apply for the Robert L. Oakley Memorial Scholarship. The annual $1,000 scholarship, sponsored by the American Library Association and the Library Copyright Alliance, supports research and advanced study for librarians in their early-to-mid-careers. Applicants…

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Librarians Care About the Public Domain: Free State Government Information

To celebrate Copyright Week, the American Library Association will join a number of organizations around the world in exchanging ideas, information and actions about ways to reform copyright law. From Monday, January 13th until Saturday, January 18th, copyright experts will explore different aspects of copyright law on the District Dispatch.…

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