SLA Takes Stands against Diversion of Information

Where does information go when it leaves a library or information center? In the past three weeks, the Special Libraries Association has taken two public stands against the diversion of […] Read More »


SLA Stands Up for Librarians, Urges Action on Copyright and Intellectual Property

Climate change, the COVID-19 virus, and the faltering global economy are challenges of immense magnitude, and addressing them will require action on multiple fronts. The Special Libraries Association has been […] Read More »

Add ‘Copyright Guru’ to Your Resume

If you have been meaning to take a course on the updated Canadian copyright law, this may be the time to do so. Starting September 24, the updated Canadian Copyright […] Read More »

Canadian copyright law, myths and all

How much do you know about fair use in Canada?  Copyright-protected ideas?  Copyright registration? Certificate in Copyright Management instructor Lesley Ellen Harris dispels several Canadian copyright myths in a recent […] Read More »

Two-day Immersion in Copyright at SLA 2015

Certificate in Copyright Management instructor Lesley Ellen Harris created this short video to tell you about two upcoming courses in the program that will take place at SLA 2015 in […] Read More »

In-depth Learning: Copyright and KM at SLA 2015 in Boston

Now is the time to deepen your understanding in two critical areas for information professionals:  copyright and knowledge services. Join your colleagues in Boston and explore one or both of […] Read More »

Tweets and Facebook and copyright, oh my!

Are tweets protected by copyright?  And what does a license have to do with it? Certificate in Copyright Management instructor Lesley Ellen Harris has a few thoughts about copyright and […] Read More »

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 »

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