‘Google Act’ Would Terminate NTIS

A bill introduced in April in the U.S. Senate would effectively abolish the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), which was established in 1950 to collect scientific and technical reports and […] Read More »

Learn about the importance of copyright management during our online open house

Our annual Certificate in Copyright Management (CCM) open house is an opportunity to learn about why information professionals are strategically positioned to become copyright gurus in their organizations. During the […] Read More »

SLA Taking Steps to Comply with Anti-Spam Law

SLA staff and leaders are working to bring the association into compliance with a new law that will impose broad restrictions on electronic messages sent to addresses in Canada, home […] Read More »

Comments Submitted on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization

On May 21st, SLA, AALL, MLA and AAHLS provided comments to the U.S. Register of Copyrights concerning Orphan Works and Mass Digitization.  The comments illustrated the myriad reasons that libraries digitize […] Read More »

European Research Institutions, Libraries and Archives need Balanced Copyright Laws

More than 60 library, archive and research institutions, including SLA, from countries across the European Union and internationally, representing over 650,000 information professionals, have joined together in a letter asking […] Read More »

World Intellectual Property Day

In celebration of World Intellectual Property Day on April 26, 2014, SLA CEO Janice Lachance stated as part of a project for The Copyright & New Media Law Newsletter, “Intellectual […] Read More »

Health Library Closure is Latest Blow to Canada’s Researchers

The weather in Canada has been more bitter than usual this winter—Toronto experienced its coldest December-January period in 20 years, Calgary had its snowiest December in a century, and temperatures […] Read More »

U.S. Copyright: What You Need to Know

5 February 2014 – You may have seen Certificate in Copyright Management instructor Lesley Ellen Harris’ recent post on managing copyright.  Now, it’s time to focus on U.S. copyright. CCM200 […] Read More »

Managing Copyright in Your Library

16 January 2014 — From guest blogger Lesley Ellen Harris, copyright lawyer and the instructor for SLA’s Certificate in Copyright Management program: When seeking answers on copyright law, many people […] Read More »

SLA Joins Push for Greater Access to Presidents’ Records

14 January 2014 — Researchers and the public would have greater access to the records of former U.S. presidents if legislation being championed by the Special Libraries Association passes Congress […] Read More »

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