Top 5 Signs You Need a Copyright Policy

From guest blogger Lesley Ellen Harris, copyright lawyer and instructor for SLA’s Certificate in Copyright Management program. Copyright is a complex field, and in your library or organization there may […] Read More »

Do you think about copyright when you write a blog post?

Or a white paper?  Or the text of a web page? How do you protect the content you’ve written and address infringement if it occurs?  Under what circumstances do you […] Read More »

SLA Joins Coalition Questioning White House Policy on Document Release

What are “White House equities,” and what is their role in requiring federal agencies to receive White House approval before releasing certain documents? If you don’t know, you’re not alone—but […] Read More »

Courts to Restore Access to Electronic Records

The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC) has announced that it is working to restore online access to closed case files that were removed from its digital warehouse in […] Read More »

5 Common Misconceptions about Copyright in the U.S.

Did you know that it is not necessary to register a work in the United States to have it protected by U.S. copyright law? What else might you not know […] Read More »

Essentials of Global Copyright

SLA offers the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of international copyright topics with the convenience of self-paced instruction. Register now to join the October cohort of CCM300 Global Copyright […] Read More »

Canadian Copyright Essentials

Do you know what you need to know about Canadian copyright law? CCM201 Canadian Copyright Essentials covers the fundamentals of copyright in Canada, including the Canadian Copyright Act and court […] Read More »

SLA Joins Call for Universal Right to Information Access

SLA has joined with more than 260 educational, library, and information organizations to support an appeal for worldwide access to information that is necessary to promote sustainable development and improve […] Read More »

Loss of Access to Court Records Causes Concern

Law librarians and others in the legal community were caught by surprise earlier this month when an online warehouse for U.S. appellate, district, and bankruptcy court records suddenly cut off […] Read More »

‘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 »

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