Video from the interactive copyright webinar “International Copyright and Library Practices” is now available. The online seminar covered the basics of international copyright and how it applies to use of foreign works by libraries and in educational settings in the United States. The American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Information Technology Policy Copyright Education Subcommittee hosted the educational webinar.
Janice T. Pilch discussed international copyright practices during the webinar. Pilch is a copyright and licensing librarian and a member of the faculty of Rutgers University Libraries and a former chair of the ALA OITP Copyright Education Subcommittee. From 2007-2011, Pilch served as an international copyright advocate for the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and other international organizations to promote fair and equitable access to information. She served as Visiting Program Officer on International Copyright for the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) from 2009-2010. She is currently the U.S. representative to the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) Committee on Copyright and Other Legal Matters, and chairs a permanent committee on copyright issues within the Association of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies.
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