Sara Benson (University of Illinois), Meg Oakley (Georgetown), and I wrote a white paper for ARL about CONTU — the Section 108 ILL guidelines developed in the 1970s. Read more here!
Category Archives: copyright
MSP has made available guidance about copyright and instructional materials — that can be found online at the MSP website.
Library copyright experts (attorneys and librarians) have jointly published a “Public Statement on Fair Use & Emergency Remote Teaching and Research“. We hope this will clarify copyright questions for library and academic staff charged with rapidly transitioning classes to online, when students, faculty, and library staff may have not had
On December 20, 2019, a group of music librarians, archivists, and library copyright specialists submitted comments to the Copyright Office in response to its Notice of Inquiry regarding Music Modernization License Implementation Regulations. We write to encourage the Office to include options in the new blanket licensing structure appropriate for
I recently published a book chapter (“Hooking Your Audience on Copyright”) in Coaching Copyright, edited by Kevin L. Smith and Erin L. Ellis (2019). The chapter is available open access at ScholarWorks.
Forty-two different experts on libraries and copyright (including me) today submitted a letter to Congress regarding the recent proposal to pull the Copyright Office out of its historic home in the Library of Congress. While copyright maximalists have of late taken to calling for separation, in fact, libraries have for generations
The 9th Circuit just handed a win to remix artists in a Madonna “Vogue” sampling case. (VMG Salsoul v. Madonna, 9th Cir. June 2, 2016.) Madonna had sampled less than a quarter of a second of a song, and the 9th Circuit held that this was “de minimis” — an explicit rejection
STUDENTS SHARING CLASS MATERIALS – CAN INSTRUCTORS INTERVENE? Laura Quilter, J.D., M.L.S. Charlotte Roh, M.L.S. (Read in PDF) Quizlet – StudyBlue – OneClass – CourseHero In the last decade, numerous student note-sharing services have sprung up, enabling students to do efficiently, and online, what they have had previously done informally
The Authors Guild v. Google decision from the 2nd Circuit is out, strongly affirming fair use. PDF attached.
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