“Copyright 101: Everything You Need To Know About Copyright but Were Afraid To Ask”

The Office of Information Technology Policy (OITP) Copyright Advisory Committee put a new twist on Copyright. The committee offered a poster session on Copyright titled “Copyright 101: Everything You Need To Know About Copyright But Were Afraid To Ask” which was held on Monday, June 26 from 1:30-3:30 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel in the Belle Chasse Room.

Topics and presenters are as follows: Copyright Advisory Network, Maryam Fakouri, Columbia College Chicago and Tom Phelps, National Endowment of the Humanities; Fair Use, Dwayne Buttler, University of Louisville and Marc Gartler, Harrington College of Design; Legislation and Litigation, Carrie Russell, ALA Washington Office; International Copyright, Janice Pilch, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Copyright Duration and Public Domain, Barbara Oakley, University of Connecticut and Patrick Newell, University of California-Davis; Reserves (Print and Media) Brice Austin, University of Colorado-Boulder and Claire Stewart, Northwestern University Library; Authors’ Rights, Trisha Davis, Ohio State Universities Libraries.

The Copyright Advisory Network was developed to provide Librarians with a way to learn about Copyright and a way to get information concerning Copyright questions when needed.

Topics were on target and poster presenters and experts were on hand to answer various questions concerning Copyright. For more information and copies of posters access the library copyright network . There are Copyright Scholars available to answer all your copyright questions.