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Archived CopyTalk webinar now available

If you missed the May 3 webinar on the Creative Commons Certificate Program, you can now access the archived copy. Our speakers, Cable Green and Jennryn Wetzler work with the global open education community to leverage open licensing, open content, and open policies to significantly improve access to quality, affordable,…

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Arguments supporting preservation ignored

At Tuesday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Music Modernization Act (S.2344) otherwise engaged Senators were not interested in preservation concerns brought to their attention by Meredith Rose from Public Knowledge (PK). In addition to PK, Meredith spoke on behalf of the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA), the Music Library Association (MLA),…

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May CopyTalk: Creative Commons Certificate

The newly developed Creative Commons (CC) Certificate program was created for librarians, educators, and government in response to the continued growth in the use of CC licenses globally and the corresponding need to help people acquire Commons knowledge and skills. This session will provide an overview of each of the…

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Watch Senate hearing on Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act April 18

Watch the hearing on the Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act on April 18th at 10:30 a.m. (Eastern) There was a time when I thought the Marrakesh Treaty to increase access to information for people with print disabilities would never make its way to the Senate. Marrakesh is an international treaty after all, and…

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CopyTalk: Are librarians confident assessing fair use?

Please join us on April 5th for “Assessing Librarians’ Confidence and Comprehension in Explaining Fair Use Following an Expert Workshop” presented by Sara Benson, Copyright Librarian at the University of Illinois. Sara will discuss her study to measure both academic librarian confidence and comprehension of fair use. The results, though…

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