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ALA, ACRL Submit Comments on Access to Federally Funded Research

May 6, 2020 Kara Malenfant 0

ALA and ACRL recently submitted comments (PDF) in response to a Request for Information issued by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy on Public Access to Peer-Reviewed Scholarly Publications, Data and Code Resulting From Federally Funded Research. The comments reiterated our longstanding support for governmental policies and […]

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CopyTalk Webinar: TEACH-ing Video Online?

April 23, 2020 David Free 0

Join the ALA Copyright, Legislation, Education, and Advocacy Network (CLEAN) for a free CopyTalk webinar at 2:00 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, May 7. In recent years, K-12 and academic libraries have seen an increasing demand to provide online access to film that can be used as part of course instruction. […]

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CopyTalk Webinar: Copyright implications in the COVID-19 world

March 27, 2020 David Free 0

Join the ALA Copyright, Legislation, Education, and Advocacy Network (CLEAN) for a free CopyTalk webinar at 2:30 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, April 2. The next CopyTalk is a timely one: how to manage copyright when everything is suddenly “only digital” for libraries, schools, colleges and universities that are closed due […]

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Represent ALA on IFLA Standing Committees – Applications Due May 1

March 24, 2020 Megan Griffin 0

Would you like to represent ALA on an International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) section standing committee? The biennial appointment process to represent ALA on relevant IFLA standing committees is currently underway for terms running from 2021 through 2025. The ACRL Board of Directors endorses candidates for election […]

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CopyTalk Webinar: Library Exceptions and Limitations All Over the World

March 2, 2020 David Free 0

Join the ALA Copyright, Legislation, Education, and Advocacy Network (CLEAN) for a free CopyTalk webinar at 2 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, March 12. Presented by Kenneth Crews, the webinar will provide a tour of international copyright, highlighting Crews’ research on copyright exceptions and limitations in various countries. The United States […]